Winter's Water

MODIS data from the NSIDC DAAC helps scientists model snowfall into a water supply forecast for the arid Western U.S

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Waiting for Gojal

Scientists kept their eyes on the flood danger from a rockslide-dammed lake in Pakistan, using the GLIMS Glacier Database and other NASA data.

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Hidden Carbon

What role will the carbon cycle play in climate change, and vice versa? Scientists turn to data from the Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer for EOS (AMSR-E) sensor.

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Fathoming Antarctica

Scientist study lakes hidden far beneath the Antarctic ice sheet, using MODIS and ICESat data from the NSIDC DAAC, as well as other NASA remote sensing data.

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NASA Distributed Active Archive Center at NSIDC

The NSIDC Distributed Active Archive Center (DAAC) processes, archives, documents, and distributes data from NASA's past and current Earth Observing System (EOS) satellites and field measurement programs. The NSIDC DAAC focuses on the study of the cryosphere. Read more »

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