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Science Nation: Scientists Create Ice Storms to Study Nature's Chilly Response

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Anyone who has ever driven in freezing rain knows all too well the potential hazards of an ice storm. These powerful winter weather events are also capable of catastrophic impacts on forest ecosystems. Syracuse University bio-geochemist Charley Driscoll and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service ecologist Lindsey Rustad are part of a team to monitor how a forest ecosystem responds to and recovers from ice storms. Part of the “Science Nation” series.

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Runtime: 4 minutes 7 seconds

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