Related Data

These related data sets present a collection of research results from a variety of sources, institutes and agencies, and are provided to AGDC for archive and distribution only.

Images of Antarctic Ice Shelves

Changes in the extent and stability of Antarctic ice shelves prompted NSIDC to begin a monitoring program of the major ice streams and outlet glaciers along the Antarctic coast. This archive spans back to the late 1980's.

MODIS Mosaic of Antarctica

A composite of 260 swaths comprised of both Terra and Aqua MODIS images acquired between 20 November 2003 and 29 February 2004.

THERMAP: Ice Temperature 
of the Antarctic Ice Sheet

The THERMAP data set is a combination of Antarctic ice sheet subsurface temperature measurements.

United States International Trans Antarctic Scientific Expedition

ITASE's primary aim is thecollection and interpretation of a continental-wide array of environmental parameters assembled through the coordinated efforts of scientists from many nations.

Antarctic Ice Velocity Data: VELMAP

Compilation of recent ice velocity data of the Antarctic ice sheet.


Analysis of ice cores drilled from the West Antarctic ice sheet (WAIS) to understand the influence of the ice sheet on climate and sea level change.


This data base, sponsored by the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research, (SCAR), provides basic data from ice cores of the Antarctic Continent.

WDC Ice Core Gateway

This Gateway provides a single portal to the ice core data archives of the NOAA Paleoclimatology Program, World Data Center for Paleoclimatology, NSIDC, and World Data Center for Glaciology.