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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NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center
The NASA IceBridge KT19 IR Surface Temperature data set contains surface temperature measurements of Arctic and Antarctic sea ice and land ice acquired using the Heitronics KT19.85 Series II Infrared Radiation Pyrometer alongside the NASA Airborne Topographic Mapper (ATM) instrument onboard the NASA P-3 and NASA DC-8 aircrafts. The data were collected as part of the Operation IceBridge funded survey campaigns.