The Extreme Ice Survey (EIS) (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Extreme_Ice_Survey) is the world’s most wide-ranging glacier study ever conducted. EIS used ground-based, real-time photography to document the rapid changes occurring on the Earth’s glacial ice. Renowned nature photographer James Balog led the EIS team and compiled the study results into a series of time-lapse photography presentations showing the dramatic retreat of arctic glacier ice over a mere two-year period. Mr. Balog’s EIS study has been featured in the New Yorker and National Geographic.
James Balog is a distinguished photographer who has a passionate interest in climate change. He has put together a video, based on multi-year time-lapse photography, that dramatically displays the current, ongoing melting of ice in the arctic region. It is a stunning demonstration of the reality of global warming happening now.
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World Famous Nature Photographer James Balog Speaks on Climate Change: University of Oulu
Fri, Oct 23, 2009
Photographer James Balog gives a talk on his project Extreme Ice Survey: The Art and Science of Vanishing Glaciers on 27th October, 2009 from 2.15 pm to 4 pm, in lecture hall IT115 (street address Rakentajantie 3, Linnanmaa campus). The event is part of a lecture series on Environment and Energy arranged by the embassy of USA. Ambassador Bruce J.Oreck will open the event.