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Graphics Information

Below is a detailed description of the imagery and resources we have available.  Please note that we are not able to modify or create new graphics; this site contains the breadth of our offerings.

Satellite imagery

Photographs and video of sea ice

NSIDC does not offer ground or aerial photographs or video of Arctic sea ice at this time.  Possible sources for such images are:


Unless otherwise noted on or below individual images, please credit the National Snow and Ice Data Center for all image or content use.


For help with data and images on our site, please contact NSIDC User Services at +1 303.492.6199 or If you are a journalist seeking help with images, please contact

Resources for Press

2007 Press Information
2007 Arctic Sea Ice Minimum
2007 Arctic Sea Ice News
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