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
This data set includes data collected over the Soil Moisture Experiment 2003 (SMEX03) areas of Alabama, Georgia, and Oklahoma, USA, and Brazil. The SeaWinds scatterometer on NASA's Quick Scatterometer (QuikSCAT) satellite collected backscatter data.