Sea and Land Ice Melt: Protocols
GLOBE protocols have been developed as a collaborative effort involving scientists, educators and citizen scientists. Data sheets have been developed for the purpose of a unified method of data collection.
Ice melt can impact the salinity of the ocean water.
- Hydrology Investigation Data Sheet
- Hydrology Investigation Quality Control Procedure Data Sheet
- Hydrology Investigation Site Definition Sheet
- Hydrology Site Map
Students will construct a Frost Tube that is inserted into a hole in undisturbed and uncompacted soil. During the cold months, students measure the depth at which water in the Frost Tube has frozen, indicating that the surrounding soil has also frozen.