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Icelights: Answers to your burning questions about ice and climate
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What is the Cryosphere?
When scientists talk about the cryosphere, they mean the places on Earth where water is in its solid form, frozen into ice or snow. Read more ...
Byrd Polar Research Center at Ohio State University
Centre for Glaciology at the University of Wales
Glaciology Group at the University of Washington
Glaciology at the University of British Columbia
Geology & Geophysics at University of Wyoming
Snow, Ice, & Permafrost at the University of Alaska Fairbanks
Scott Polar Research Institute at the University of Cambridge
Physical Geography Division of the Department of Geography at the University of Zurich
NSIDC's Glacier Glossary - Search and browse terms related to glaciers in NSIDC's comprehensive cryospheric glossary.
NSIDC Glacier Photograph Collection - NSIDC archives a Glacier Photograph Collection of historical photos, which includes both aerial and terrestrial photos for the 1880s to 1975. The photos are primarily of Alaskan glaciers, but coverage also includes the Pacific Northwest and Europe.