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Icelights: Your Burning Questions About Ice & Climate

Our newest online resource digs into what’s hot in the news around climate and sea ice, provides a behind-the-scenes view of what scientists are talking about, and answers the questions you and your fellow readers send us.

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Read the latest on NSIDC activities. If you're a journalist on deadline, call 303-492-1497, or email

 Arctic Sea Ice News & Analysis

Read year-round scientific analysis and daily image updates of Arctic sea ice. .

News Headline: Climate ChangeNSIDC in the News

A listing of media coverage of NSIDC in various news outlets, online magazines, editorial pieces, and blogs.

 Data Announcements

Get the latest data product updates, announcements, and RSS feeds.


Announcements of meetings and other events that NSIDC is organizing; information about our participation in scientific meetings.

 NSIDC Monthly Highlights

Each month, NSIDC presents highlights of our activities and accomplishments.

 The Drift

News and tips for NSIDC data users from User Services.