Arctic Sea Ice News & Analysis4407 viewsThis image compares the average sea ice extent for September 2007 to September 2005; the magenta line indicates the long-term median from 1979 to 2000. September 2007 sea ice extent was 4.28 million square kilometers (1.65 million square miles), compared to 5.57 million square kilometers (2.14 million square miles) in September 2005. This image is from the NSIDC Sea Ice Index.
1868 viewsThis image shows the annual climatology melt for 2007 from Greenland Ice Sheet Melt Characteristics Derived from Passive Microwave Data.
Greenland980 viewsSea ice concentration map from the NSIDC Sea Ice Index.
1347 viewsMount Dundas towers over Thule Airforce Base in Greenland.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney.
842 viewsThule Airforce Base glows in the morning sun.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney.
714 viewsPilots move the Bell 212 out of the hangar at Thule Airforce Base.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney.
726 viewsShari Gearheard poses in front of the helicopter.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney.
1315 viewsThis aerial photo was taken on the way north to Qaanaaq.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney.
1249 viewsPolished ice and crevasses sparkle in the morning light.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney.
1912 viewsWe look over coastal glaciers to the Greenland ice cap.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney.
721 viewsIlkoo smiles inside the helo.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney.
866 viewsShari looks out the window as we near Qaanaaq.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney.
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