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Department
Geology
Course
GEOL 2207
Professor
B.Ward
Semester
Summer

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Glacier Hazards o Catastrophic lake drainages o Ice avalanches o Icebergs  Arctic Sea Ice: o Ice-albedo feedback o Loss of habitat, opening of shipping routes, further resource exploration/exploitation, coastal erosion o Sovereignty issues o Terrestrial glaciers and ice sheets: sea level, runoff, albedo  Changes in Biosphere o Habitat shifts o New diseases o Vegetation changes o Stressed animal populations o Ocean acidification  From dissolved CO2 in water
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