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View Resource National Snow and Ice Data Center

Established by the National Oceans and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) in 1982 as an information and referral center for glaciological research, the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) maintains data information on "snow cover and avalanches, glaciers and ice sheets, floating ice, ground ice and permafrost, atmospheric ice, paleoglaciology and ice cores." In addition to its role as an...

https://nsidc.org/
View Resource World Glacier Inventory

The National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) provides the World Glacier Inventory data, which was collected by the World Glacier Monitoring Service. This inventory contains geographic location, area, length, orientation, elevation, and classification of morphological type and moraines of more than 67,000 glaciers throughout the world. The data may be downloaded via FTP or through form-based...

http://nsidc.org/data/glacier_inventory/
View Resource Sea Ice Concentrations from Nimbus-7 SMMR and DMSP SSM/I Passive Microwave Data

The National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) (described in the October 2, 1998 Scout Report) provides the Sea Ice Concentrations from Nimbus-7 SMMR and DMSP SSM/I Passive Microwave Data set. The dataset ranges from October 1978 to December 1996 and includes "daily and monthly averaged sea ice concentrations in binary and .gif format derived from Nimbus-7 SMMR and DMSP SSM/I F8, F11, and F13 daily...

https://nsidc.org/data/nsidc-0051
View Resource ICE Sat: The Ice, Cloud, and land Elevation Satellite

"ICESat (Ice, Cloud, and land Elevation Satellite) is the benchmark Earth Observing System mission for measuring ice sheet mass balance, cloud and aerosol heights, as well as land topography and vegetation characteristics." Visitors can learn how the data being collected can assist in answering many climatic questions including the impacts ice sheets can have on sea level and the affects of polar...

https://icesat.gsfc.nasa.gov/