NASA Sensing Our Planet 2016 features 30 researchers from Australia, Italy, United Kingdom, USA,...

Boulder, Colo.—NASA’s Earth science data centers highlight the work of thirty researchers worldwide in this year’s Sensing Our Planet: NASA Earth Science Research Features....

NASA Sensing Our Planet 2016 features 30 researchers from Australia, Italy, United Kingdom, USA,...

Boulder, Colo.—NASA’s Earth science data centers highlight the work of thirty researchers worldwide in this year’s Sensing Our Planet: NASA Earth Science Research Features....

Sea ice hits record lows

The National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) is part of the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder. NSIDC scientists...

U.S. and German researchers calculate individual contribution to climate change

This photo is a mosaic image of sea ice in the Beaufort Sea, created by the Digital Mapping System (DMS) instrument aboard the NASA...

Arctic sea ice settles at 2nd lowest minimum and 5th lowest September

Arctic sea ice extent for September 2016 was 4.72 million square kilometers (1.82 million square miles). The magenta line shows the 1981 to 2010...

NSIDC researchers tackle complexities of sharing Indigenous Knowledge in the digital age

The Exchange for Local Observations and Knowledge of the Arctic (ELOKA) is located at the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC), part of...

2016 ties with 2007 for second lowest Arctic sea ice minimum

The National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) is part of the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder. NSIDC scientists...

The Arctic sets yet another record low maximum extent

This photograph from a March 27, 2015 NASA IceBridge flight shows a mixture of deformed, snow-covered, first-year sea ice floes, interspersed by open-water leads,...

Warming ocean water undercuts Antarctic ice shelves

This is a joint release of the National Snow and Ice Data Center, the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences, the University of...

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