International Polar Year, new website & Report of sea-level rise on West Coast

“A new website highlights the International Polar Year, an intense program of research, analysis, and observations at Earth’s poles that has yielded insights important to the entire planet. Meet the scientists who are exploring these icy landscapes and watch a webinar presentation.

Watch a video outlining some of the conclusions from a new National Research Council report on sea-level rise along the U.S. west coast, specifically north and south of Cape Mendocino, Calif.”

These include a webinar and video.

Source:  What’s New @ the National Academies, July 9, 2012