Satellite Observations of Arctic Change


NSIDC now offers a new Web site, Satellite Observations of Arctic Change (SOAC) with interactive maps of the Arctic based on NASA satellite and related data. The site allows users to explore how conditions in the Arctic have changed over… Read more »

Glacier Photographs: Past and Present


Some of the most beautiful natural features on Earth — glaciers — are changing right before our eyes. Many glaciers look remarkably different today than they did even 100 years ago. For those of you interested in monitoring these changes,… Read more »

I spy a glacier – from space

Astronauts in space sure have an amazing view of the Earth; and lucky for us they have captured that view in numerous photographs.  NSIDC holds a special collection of glacier photographs taken by astronauts on the International Space Station and… Read more »