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Advancing knowledge of Earth's frozen regions

NSIDC manages and distributes scientific data, creates tools for data access, supports data users, performs scientific research, and educates the public about the cryosphere.

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ASINAArctic Sea Ice News and Analysis

Scientific analysis of Arctic sea ice conditions plus daily images

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NASA Earth science data on snow, ice, cryosphere, and climate.

ELOKA​ELOKA

Working together to understand the changing Arctic system.

Visit the CryosphereVisit the Cryosphere

Facts, photos and educational resources about Earth's frozen regions.

SOACSatellite Observations of Arctic Change

Mapping decades of scientific data.

Greenland TodayGreenland Today

Follow the melt year-round with daily images and scientific analysis.

News

21 March 2016

Possibly the second consecutive record-low maximum in 2016.

5 January 2016

The University of Colorado Boulder Libraries and NSIDC have been awarded a $148,586 grant to digitize, describe, and publish approximately 9,000 images dating back to the 1850s.

16 February 2016

A network of these stations would allow scientists to better understand how ocean currents and wind shifts in the far southern continent are affecting the ice sheet.

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6 October 2015

At the end of its melt season, the Arctic’s ice cover fell to the fourth lowest extent in the satellite record, both in the daily and monthly average, according to scientists at the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC).

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