News

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.

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.