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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 ...
Annals of Glaciology (International Glaciological Society)
Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research (Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research)
Jökull (Iceland Glaciological Society and Geoscience Society of Iceland)
Journal of Glaciology (International Glaciological Society)
Polar and Glaciological Abstracts (Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge)
Quaternary International (International Union for Quaternary Research)
ICE (International Glaciological Society member news bulletin)
See Publications about snow and glaciers made available by the Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate (NVE).
Global Glacier Changes: Facts and Figures (United Nations Environment Programme, 2008)
Surface Properties, Topography and Motions of Patagonian Glaciers: A report of Cornell's participation in the SIR-C/X-SAR Project (Isacks, Forster, and, and Smith)
Satellite Image Atlas of Glaciers of the World (USGS Global Change Research Program)
Williams, R.S., Jr., and Ferrigno, J.G., eds. 2012. State of the Earth’s cryosphere at the beginning of the 21st century–Glaciers, global snow cover, floating ice, and permafrost and periglacial environments. U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1386–A, 546 p.
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.