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 ...
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Welcome to the NSIDC Photo Gallery
Explore the Earth's frozen places in this collection of photographs and images from the NSIDC archives.
Browse through photographs from field research trips, see images captured by satellites of the changing cryosphere, and download photos and images.
The Norwegian-U.S. Traverse of East Antarctica traveled across the East Antarctic Ice Sheet to study climate and snow. Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC.
Sea ice north of Greenland. Photo Credit: Courtesy Andy Mahoney, NSIDC.
This in-flight photo from the IceTrek expedition shows the edge of the Larsen B Ice Shelf. Photo Credit: Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC.