GLIMS glacier image
18 November 2014

A new book from the international GLIMS (Global Land Ice Measurements from Space) initiative provides the most comprehensive report to date on global glacier changes.

sea ice extent map
7 October 2014

Sea ice covering the Arctic Ocean melted to its sixth lowest extent this year, while sea ice surrounding the Antarctic continent continued to break winter records.

22 September 2014

The Arctic's sea ice cover appears to have reached its minimum extent on September 17, 2014.

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.