Media Advisory
2 February 2009

NSIDC Data Included in New Version of Google Earth

NSIDC data is included in the newest version of Google Earth, launched today. The new “Ocean in Google Earth” feature contains NSIDC sea ice extent data and photographs showing glaciers shrinking through time. These and other NSIDC data products are also available to Google Earth users online via our Virtual Globes page at

Visit the Ocean in Google Earth landing page at For more information about Google Earth, contact

For more information about the NSIDC data included in Google Earth, please contact User Services at; members of the press, please contact or +1 303.492.1497.

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