Service Interruption

The NSIDC Web site and data services are currently having intermittent problems and may be unavailable. We are working to restore these services as soon as possible and apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Please contact NSIDC User Services for assistance.

Description of Data Files

Please note: The following two data files contain the same data. The MSWord file 'capedon.doc' is more precisely formatted. It is an MSWord document, and must be saved to a file and opened using MSWord in order to preserve the formatting and special characters. This file should not be opened from within the Web browser window.