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168 viewsNational Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) Director Mark Serreze and Coolerado founder and chief scientist Valeriy Maisotsenko at the Green Data Center open house on May 4, 2012 in Boulder, Colorado. Maisotsenko invented the data center's new cooling technology that uses 90 percent less energy than traditional air conditioning. —Credit: Natasha Vizcarra/NSIDC
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156 viewsRonald Weaver (fifth from left) accepts an award for the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) with representatives of the RMH Group, an engineering consulting firm, on May 14, 2012 in Santa Clara, California. The Uptime Institute conferred the two organizations with the 2012 Green Enterprise IT (GEIT) Award for the Green Data Center project, an on-budget retrofit project which reduced the data center's energy use by 90 percent. Weaver is Principal Investigator and Manager of the NASA Distributed Active Archive Center (DAAC) at NSIDC. --Credit: Uptime Institute
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CLPX Field Work454 viewsA scientist takes snow pit measurements during the 2002 Cold Land Processes Field Experiment (CLPX). 22 February, 2002. CLPX Web site
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CLPX Experiment379 viewsPhoto of the Rocky Mountains taken from Michigan River during CLPX. 21 February, 2002. For more information, see the CLPX Web site.
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CLPX Experiment241 viewsScientists preparing to collect CLPX data for the first Intensive Observation Period (IOP1) near Buffalo Pass, Colorado USA on 24 February 2002. For more information on the field experiment, see the CLPX Exeriment Web site.
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335 viewsArtist's conception of a polar-orbiting operational environmental (POES) satellite carrying the AVHRR instrument. Many POES satellites are managed and maintained by NOAA. For more information please see the AVHRR Web site.
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Wind Speed273 viewsWind Speed Image from BYU Scatterometer Climate Record Pathfinder (SCP) Datasets.
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Antarctica & Sea Ice803 viewsReduced-resolution image from QuikScat sigma-0 measurements. This image shows Antarctica and the surrounding sea ice on July 1999.
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954 viewsThis map shows the spatial distribution of the rate of elevation change from the Elevation Change of the Southern Greenland Ice Sheet from 1978-1988 data set. The data was acquired from Seasat and Geosat radar altimeter data. It shows a 2000 m surface elevation contour, the ice divide, and the locations of nine shallow and three deeper ice cores in the study area.
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Wilkins Ice Shelf2385 viewsAVHRR image acquired on 14 January 1999 showing the once intact Wilkins Ice Shelf, Antarctica. View pre- and post-collapse images of the ice shelf at the Images of Antarctic Ice Shelves Web site.
   
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