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Cryosphere Websites


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Access the following web sites for information that relates to "Cryosphere".

 

The Cryosphere (NSIDC-National Snow and Ice Data Centre, USA)
Features: Resources, publications, datasets, images, glacier photo comparisons over time, news, links, glossary and much more

Topics: Snow and ice (glaciers, sea ice, etc.)

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The Cryosphere Today (Run by William Chapman; Some snow and ice data provided by the NCEP/NOAA)
Features: archived datasets, sea ice animations over time (very cool!), daily sea ice images since 1978 (Check your birthday!)

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Canadian Ice Service (Environment Canada)
Features: Latest ice conditions, news, datasheets (look for the PDFs under ‘Ice Codes’), image of the month, ice terminology and more

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CRYSYS CRYosphere SYStem in Canada
Quote:  "...a Canadian-led Interdisciplinary Science Investigation (IDS) in the NASA Earth Observing System (EOS) Program. The main goals of CRYSYS are to develop capabilities for monitoring and understanding regional and larger scale variations in cryospheric variables of importance to Canada..., and to improve understanding of the role of the cryosphere in the climate system.”

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SnowCrystals.com (California Institute of Technology, USA)
Features: Photo galleries and crystal classification, educational activities, video of growing snowflake crystals, news

Quote: “Your online guide to snowflakes, snow crystals, and other ice phenomena.”

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SVS-Scientific Visualization Studio: A Tour of the Cryosphere (NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, USA)
Features: Computer animated Cryosphere videos, resources, links and more

Notes: There are various ways to search the visualizations.  It’s a site worth exploring!

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