Get to know us
What we do
From data management and software development to scientific research, get the the basic rundown on what NSIDC does, and why our work is so important to advancing understanding of Earth’s frozen regions.
Scientists, software experts, creatives, and many others work together at NSIDC. Learn more about our team, their varied backgrounds, and what they're working on.
See how NSIDC scientists contribute to scientific publications across the world, and how data at NSIDC have been used in research over the years.
Originally formed as the World Data Center (WDC) for Glaciology, NSIDC has grown into the world's go-to expert in snow and ice data. Find out how we started, and how we got to where we are today.
We're always on the lookout for smart, driven, and passionate people to take NSIDC to the next level. If you want to help us make a difference, we want to hear from you.
For the media
Connect with the world's foremost experts on the cryosphere, browse our news and stories, and find public domain photographs.