Most viewed
KS_1159.jpg
246 viewsKevin Schaefer drains his mud boots after a day of sloshing through wet tundra. (Kevin Schaefer, NSIDC)
Maurer_Greenland_2004_081.jpg
246 viewsWe begin the difficult task of shoveling all the snow and drilling out all the ice from in front of and around Swiss Camp.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
IMG_2480.JPG
245 viewsScientists stand ready to ride away on snowmobiles.
Image courtesy Andrew Slater, NSIDC.
KS_1051.jpg
244 viewsLin Liu, Andy Parsekian, and Elchin Jafarov pull a ground penetrating radar unit through the tundra near Barrow, Alaska on August 10, 2013. The radar unit is in the box and the computer records the active layer depth (Credit: Kevin Schaefer, NSIDC).
Barrow_2008_036.jpg
243 viewsMark Serreze drills holes in the ice.
Image courtesy Mark Serreze, NSIDC.
IMG_2497.JPG
243 viewsChristopher Hiemstra hikes on Atigun Gorge.
Image courtesy Andrew Slater, NSIDC.
Maurer_Greenland_2004_050.jpg
243 viewsAnother couple of cargo lines, with Nic in the photo. At the left is the cargo line of our food boxes.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
NSIDC_GDC_OpenHouse_n.jpg
Polis tweets NSIDC243 viewsLesley Smith of the Boulder Valley School Board of Education and Lisa Morzel of the Boulder City Council with U.S. Representative Jared Polis, at the Green Data Center open house on May 4, 2012 in Boulder. Polis tweets, "At @NSIDC ribbon cutting 4 new green data center, 70 % less energy use, did u know data ctrs use as much energy as 6 million households?" —Credit: Natasha Vizcarra/National Snow and Ice Data Center
AIDJEX1972_075.jpg
242 viewsAIDJEX 1972 pilot study
Image Credit: National Snow & Ice Data Center
AIDJEX Web site
IMG_2489.JPG
242 viewsScientists hike the side of the Atigun Gorge.
Image courtesy Andrew Slater, NSIDC.
larissa2009-2010_scambosetal_heli.JPG
242 viewsLARISSA researchers prepare to take off for a trip to the peninsula
Maurer_Greenland_2004_048.jpg
242 viewsA close-up of my tent. Inside my tent were bags with all of my gear and a small cot with two sleeping bags.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
1324 files on 111 page(s)

Browse Galleries

View Index for All Albums

Help/FAQ

Photo & Image Gallery FAQ

Questions or comments about the NSIDC Photo Gallery? Contact the NSIDC User Services Office.

Look up snow and ice related words and terminology in our Cryosphere Glossary

Visit our Education Center to learn more about snow, ice, glaciers, frozen ground, and research in cold regions.

Read about Scientists at NSIDC