NSIDC offers hundreds of scientific data sets for research, focusing on the cryosphere and its interactions. Data are from satellites and field observations. All data are free of charge.
You can search for data in NSIDC's entire online data catalog using the Data Search tool.
Here you'll find search-and-order interfaces, map services, plus photograph and information databases.
NSIDC packages easy-to-use data products about the Earth's cryosphere that require little or no processing or programming.
Looking for a certain data collection such as MODIS or the Sea Ice Products? Here you'll find collections such as these listed by name.
Need a tool for working with HDF-EOS data, or want to create a map projection for an EASE-Grid data set?
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How to submit your data related to the Earth's frozen regions and their role in global climate to NSIDC.
Use this link to our online form to request help. Or contact us directly using the information in box at the right.