Frozen village
2 October 2015

Greenhouse gas emissions from thawing Arctic permafrost could result in an additional $43 trillion in economic impacts by the end of the twenty-second century, according to a new study by researchers from the University of Cambridge and the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC). 

Arctic sea ice on March 21, 2014
2 April 2014

Arctic sea ice reached its maximum extent for the year on March 21 at 14.91 million square kilometers.

Arctic sea ice pack north of Alaska
27 March 2014

A new study says year-to-year forecasts of the Arctic's summer ice extent are not yet reliable.

canisters full of photographic film reels
17 December 2013

An NSIDC project that produced the earliest satellite maps of Arctic and Antarctic sea ice has been given the International Data Rescue Award in the Geosciences.