What is the Cryosphere?
Defining the Cryosphere:
When scientists talk about the cryosphere, they mean the places where water is in its solid form, frozen into ice or snow.
People most often think of Earth's frozen regions as being at the top and bottom of our planet, in the polar regions. We call the area around the North Pole the Arctic and the area around the South Pole the Antarctic. But snow, ice and frozen ground are also found at many other locations on Earth. Read more ...