VIDEO: Powerful Forces Are Colliding In Orlando: “Extreme Weather” Takes You To the Frontlines

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ABOVE MAP: “Extreme Weather” takes you to the frontlines where few have gone, and is coming to the Orlando Science Center, located at 777 E Princeton Sreet in Orlando in October 2016.

Get closer than you’ve ever been to collapsing glaciers, out-of-control wildfires, and tornado-whipped debris while discovering the surprising connections among these powerful forces.

Weather has always been one of the most dynamic and complex forces shaping our planet, but now it’s intensifying in varied and complex ways.

Among the melting tidewater glaciers of Alaska, National Geographic Emerging Explorer Dr. Erin Pettit leads a young team of researchers into the splash zone at the face of Dawes Glacier aboard a boat custom-designed to get as close as possible to the calving ice.

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Using a variety of instruments, her team works to measure the rate of melting to help build a more accurate model of global ocean level rise.

“Extreme Weather” takes you to the frontlines where few have gone, and is coming to the Orlando Science Center, located at 777 E Princeton Sreet in Orlando in October 2016.

CLICK HERE to learn more about National Geographic’s film, “Extreme Weather.”

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ABOVE MAP: “Extreme Weather” takes you to the frontlines where few have gone, and is coming to the Orlando Science Center, located at 777 E Princeton Sreet in Orlando in October 2016.


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