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Visualize NSIDC data as WMS layers with ArcGIS and Google Earth

NASA's Global Imagery Browse Services (GIBS) provides up to date, full resolution imagery for selected NSIDC DAAC data sets. Adding GIBS layers via OGC methods, such as Web Map Service (WMS), Web Map Tile Service (WMTS) and Tiled Web Map Service (TWMS) provides an easy way to visualize the entire time series of these data in commerical tools like ArcGIS and Google Earth.