Data Sets for Research
Scientific Data Search
Support for Researchers
Data for Everyone
Looking for facts and information? See About the Cryosphere.
Icelights: Answers to your burning questions about ice and climate
What's hot in the news around climate and sea ice and what are scientists talking about now? Read more...
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 ...
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).