A Chinoook salmon swims in a river

Running against time: Forecasting Chinook salmon runs on the Yukon River

Sea ice data from NSIDC helps the Alaska Department of Fish and Game forecast the arrival of Chinook salmon at mouth of the Yukon River in Bering Sea, where one of the greatest migrations on Earth begins.


Photo of Tasha Snow

Q & A with Tasha Snow: The Journey to Thwaites Glacier

Glaciologist and PhD student Tasha Snow recently joined the International Thwaites Glacier Collaboration (ITGC) a two-month scientific expedition to one of the most unstable glaciers in the world: Thwaites Glacier in West Antarctica. Here, she shares her story. 


Q & A with Twila Moon: Arctic change, changing the world

Twila Moon answers questions about why changes in the Arctic should concern the entire world, not just those living in the Arctic.


Valeri and Marina live a nomadic Evenki lifestyle all year round.

A living atlas comes to life

A NSIDC project, the Exchange for Local Observations and Knowledge of the Arctic (ELOKA), partnered with SnowChange Cooperative to create the cyberinfrastructure for the first online cultural atlas of Indigenous Knowledge from Siberia.