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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.
9 December 2013
NSIDC scientists recently recorded the lowest temperatures on Earth at a desolate and remote ice plateau in East Antarctica, trumping a record set in 1983 and uncovering a new puzzle about the ice-covered continent.
5 December 2013
NASA Earth data centers have released Sensing Our Planet 2013, a collection of in-depth science stories that reveal the surprising ways that scientists use satellite data to study our planet.
2 December 2013
NSIDC scientists will present new research on Arctic sea ice, Antarctic ice shelf disintegration, snow cover measurement, glaciers in High Asia’s Himalaya-Karakoram region, and new findings in Antarctica’s cold regions using the recently-launched Landsat 8 at next week’s American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting in San Francisco, California.