Climate Change - How do we know?

Dr. Kendrick Taylor of the Desert Research Institute is the Chief Scientist for the WAIS Divide Ice Core project. In this video, Kendrick takes you on a tour around the camp, discusses the process by which ice cores are drilled and extracted from the ice sheet, and explains the importance of ice cores in the overall understanding of Earth's climate history and current climate change.

This is a low-resolution version of the video for the web. A higher-resolution version is also available. For more information contact Kendrick Taylor (© 2009, Kendrick Taylor).