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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Figure 2. The ice thickness grid, scaled between 0 and 3500 m. The land mask, used to constrain the thickness data at the ice edge, is shown in grey. (From Bamber 2000a).