As the frozen parts of our planet face rapid and unprecedented change, NSIDC has been sharing how and why its key features are changing. These analyses are easy to read, published regularly, and describe current cryospheric conditions, along with local and global implications. NSIDC produces the Arctic Sea Ice News & Analysis (ASINA), Greenland Ice Sheet Today, Antarctic Ice Sheet Today, and Snow Today, targeting a wide audience of educators, scientists, stakeholders, policymakers, journalists, and the general public.
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Arctic Sea Ice News & Analysis (ASINA)
Near real-time data and monthly analysis on how Arctic and Antarctic sea ice is changing and what conditions may be playing a role.
Greenland and Antarctic Ice Sheets Today
Daily data images and periodic analyses of melt conditions on the Greenland Ice Sheet and Antarctic Ice Sheet
Monthly analyses and daily data images of snow conditions in near-real time across the Western US using a combination of satellite data and surface observations.