About the NSIDC DAAC
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 moreá╗
Data in Action
MODIS data from the NSIDC DAAC helps scientists model snowfall into a water supply forecast for the arid Western U.S.
Waiting for Gojal
Scientists in the U.S. were able to keep their eyes on the flood danger from a rockslide-dammed lake in Pakistan, using the NSIDC DAAC's GLIMS Glacier Database and other NASA remote sensing data.
What role will the carbon cycle play in climate change, and vice versa? Scientists studying Earth's carbon sink turn to data from the Advanced Microwave Scanning Radiometer for EOS (AMSR-E) sensor aboard the NASA Aqua satellite.
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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