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1. Collaborative Research in IPY: Abrupt Environmental Change in the Larsen Ice Shelf System, a Multidisciplinary Approach -- Cryosphere and Oceans [truffer_0732602]
This award supports the cryospheric and oceanographic components of an integrated multi-disciplinary program to address the rapid and fundamental changes now taking place in Antarctic Peninsula (AP). ...


2. Collaborative Research: Continued Study of Physical Properties of the WAIS Divide Deep Core [spencer_1043313]
This award supports a project to complete the physical-properties studies of the WAIS Divide deep ice core, now being collected in West Antarctica.


3. Collaborative Research: Western Divide West Antarctic Ice Cores (WAISCORES) Site Selection [conway_0087345]
This award supports a program of ground-based geophysical measurements to map in detail the spatial variations of ice flow, accumulation rate, internal layering and ice thickness at the sites which ...


4. Firn Metamorphism: Microstructure and Physical Properties [albert_0944078]
This award supports a project to investigate the transformations from snow to firn to ice and the underlying physics controlling firn's ability to store atmospheric samples from the past.


5. Noble Gases in the WAIS Divide Ice Core as Indicators of Local and Mean-ocean Temperature [severinghaus_0944343]
This award supports a project to develop both a record of past local temperature change at the WAIS Divide site, and past mean ocean temperature using solubility effects on atmospheric krypton and ...


6. Synthesis of Thwaites Glacier Dynamics: Diagnostic and Prognostic Sensitivity Studies of a West Antarctic Outlet System [parizek_0758274]
This data set consists of experimental output from a higher-order finite-element model that was utilized in conjunction with existing data sets to isolate essential physical processes affecting Thwaites ...


7. Collaborative Research in IPY: Abrupt Environmental Change in the Larsen Ice Shelf System, a Multidisciplinary Approach -- Cryosphere and Oceans [LARISSA_0732921]
This award supports the cryospheric and oceano-graphic components of an integrated multi-disciplinary program to address these rapid and fundamental changes now taking place in Antarctic Peninsula ...


8. AARI 10-Day Arctic Ocean EASE-Grid Sea Ice Observations [NSIDC-0050]
NOTE: This data set has been replaced by the Sea Ice Charts of the Russian Arctic in Gridded Format, 1933-2006 ...


9. AVHRR Leads-ARI Polar Gridded Brightness Temperatures [NSIDC-0026]
This data set consists of AVHRR imagery selected from hard copy 'quick look' images to provide the best coverage possible over the Arctic approximately every three days for a three-year period. Level-1B ...


10. AVHRR Polar Pathfinder Twice-Daily 25 km EASE-Grid Composites [NSIDC-0094]
This data set is no longer available because of errors in the data. See the Error ...


11. AVHRR Polar Pathfinder Twice-Daily 5 km EASE-Grid Composites [NSIDC-0066]
This data set is no longer available due to errors in the data. See the Error Sources ...


12. Adjusted Monthly Precipitation, Snowfall and Rainfall for Canada (1874-1990) [NSIDC-0072]
This data set was distributed by NSIDC until October, 2003, when it was withdrawn from distribution because it duplicates the NOAA National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) data set TD-9816 'Canadian Monthly ...


13. Antarctic 5-km Digital Elevation Model from ERS-1 Altimetry [NSIDC-0076]
This data set provides a digital elevation model (DEM) for Antarctica to 81.5 degrees south latitude, at a resolution of 5 km. Approximately twenty million data points were used to generate this data ...


14. Antarctic Ice Velocity Data [NSIDC-0070]
This compilation of recent ice velocity data of the Antarctic ice sheet is intended for use by the polar scientific community. The data are presented in tabular form (ASCII), containing latitude, ...


15. Arctic Water Vapor Characteristics from Rawinsondes [NSIDC-0033]
A gridded climatological monthly-mean data base of Arctic water vapor characteristics has been assembled by combining fixed station data with data from soundings taken over the Arctic Ocean from ships ...


16. Bootstrap Sea Ice Concentrations from Nimbus-7 SMMR and DMSP SSM/I-SSMIS [NSIDC-0079]
This sea ice concentration data set was derived using measurements from the Scanning Multichannel Microwave Radiometer (SMMR) on the Nimbus-7 satellite and from the Special Sensor Microwave/Imager ...


17. Central West Antarctic Glaciochemistry from Ice Cores [NSIDC-0093]
Glaciochemical and accumulation rate records developed from four ice cores in central West Antarctica are used to reconstruct former atmospheric circulation patterns in this region for the last 40 ...


18. Comprehensive Ocean - Atmosphere Data Set (COADS) LMRF Arctic Subset [NSIDC-0057]
The Comprehensive Ocean - Atmosphere Data Set (COADS) LMRF Arctic subset contains marine surface weather reports for the region north of 65 degrees N from ships, drifting ice stations, and buoys. ...


19. DMSP SSM/I-SSMIS Pathfinder Daily EASE-Grid Brightness Temperatures [NSIDC-0032]
This Level-3 Equal-Area Scalable Earth-Grid (EASE-Grid) Brightness Temperature data set, collected since 09 July 1987, is a part of the NOAA/NASA Pathfinder Program. The data set consists of gridded ...


20. DMSP-F8 SSM/I Pathfinder Global Level 2 Sea Ice Concentrations [NSIDC-0028]
These sea ice concentrations have been generated by applying the NASA Team algorithm to DMSP F8 SSM/I brightness temperature observations from 19 GHz (vertical and horizontal), 37- and 22 GHz vertical ...


21. DMSP-F8 SSM/I Pathfinder Land Surface Products [NSIDC-0042]
The Pathfinder Program, sponsored by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), is tasked to produce long-term data sets ...


22. Daily Arctic Ocean Rawinsonde Data from Soviet Drifting Ice Stations [NSIDC-0060]
This archive of daily rawinsonde measurements of wind direction and speed, atmospheric pressure, humidity, air temperature, and geopotential height as well as surface-based observation of cloud cover ...


23. Decadal-Length Composite West Antarctic Air Temperature Records [NSIDC-0097]
This data set includes daily, monthly, and yearly mean surface air temperatures for four interior West Antarctic sites between 1978 and 1997. Data include air surface temperatures measured at the ...


24. Digital SAR Mosaic and Elevation Map of the Greenland Ice Sheet [NSIDC-0052]
The Digital SAR Mosaic and Elevation Map of the Greenland Ice Sheet CD-ROM combines the most detailed synthetic aperture radar (SAR) image mosaic available with the best current digital elevation ...


25. Dominion Range Snow Pit and Ice Core, 1984 and 1985 [NSIDC-0087]
Information from snow pits and an ice core were collected at Dominion Range (location - 166 10' East, 85 15' South, elevation - 2,700m) in 1984-1985. The 6 meter snow pit was dug and sampled in 1984-1985 ...


26. Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica, Ice Core, 1991 and 1992 [NSIDC-0089]
Major ion concentration values (Na, Mg, Ca, Cl, NO3, SO4, MSA) were analyzed from a 20-meter ice core drilled in Dronning Maud Land, Antarctica (location - 65 01' East, 75 00' South, elevation - 2,900 ...


27. Firn Air Isotope and Temperature Measurements from Siple Dome and South Pole [NSIDC-0098]
This data set includes d15N, d18O/2, dO2/N2/4, d40Ar/4, d38/Ar/2, d84Kr/48, and d132Xe/96 values for air drawn from the top 15 to 50 m of firn at the South Pole (summer and winter 1998) and a site ...


28. Former Soviet Union Monthly Precipitation Archive, 1891-1993 [NSIDC-0059]
This data set was distributed by NSIDC until October, 2003, when it was withdrawn from distribution because it duplicates the NOAA National Climatic Data Center (NCDC) data set DSI-3720. The NCDC ...


29. GEOSAT Radar Altimeter DEM Atlas of Antarctica North of 72.1 degrees South [NSIDC-0075]
The Antarctic atlas consists of 28 digital elevation maps which cover all of Antarctica north of 72.1 degrees south at a resolution of three kilometers. Each map contains surface elevations and coordinates ...


30. Global Annual Freezing and Thawing Indices [NSIDC-0063]
The total annual freezing and thawing indices are defined as the cumulative number of degree-days when air temperatures are below and above zero degrees Celsius. The total annual freezing index has ...


31. Greenland 5 km DEM, Ice Thickness, and Bedrock Elevation Grids [NSIDC-0092]
A Digital Elevation Model (DEM), ice thickness grid, and bedrock elevation grid of Greenland acquired as part of the PARCA program are available in ASCII text format at a 5 km grid spacing in a polar ...


32. IPAB Antarctic Drifting Buoy Data [NSIDC-0084]
The World Climate Research Programme (WCRP) International Programme for Antarctic Buoys (IPAB), through participating research organizations in various countries, maintains a network of drifting buoys ...


33. Ice Thickness and Surface Elevation, Southeastern Ross Embayment, West Antarctica [NSIDC-0099]
Ice surface elevation and ice thickness data are available for a portion of the West Antarctic Ice Sheet. The investigators utilized a laser altimeter and ice-penetrating radar mounted to a Twin ...


34. NCEP/NCAR Arctic Marine Rawinsonde Archive [NSIDC-0054]
NCEP/NCAR Arctic Marine Rawinsonde Archive, available via ftp, contains 17,659 marine rawinsonde reports for the region north of 65 degrees North. Its record extends from 1976 to 1996. These soundings ...


35. Near-Real-Time DMSP SSM/I-SSMIS Daily Polar Gridded Brightness Temperatures [NSIDC-0080]
The Near-Real-Time DMSP SSM/I-SSMIS Daily Polar Gridded Brightness Temperature product provides near-real-time brightness temperatures for both ...


36. Near-Real-Time DMSP SSM/I-SSMIS Daily Polar Gridded Sea Ice Concentrations [NSIDC-0081]
This data set provides a near-real-time (NRT) map of sea ice concentrations for both the Northern and Southern Hemispheres. The near-real-time ...


37. Nenana Ice Classic: Tanana River Ice Annual Breakup Dates [NSIDC-0064]
The Nenana river in the Interior of Alaska usually freezes over during October and November. The ice continues to grow throughout the winter accumulating an average maximum thickness of about 110 ...


38. Newall Glacier Snow Pit and Ice Core, 1987 to 1989 [NSIDC-0088]
Snow pit and ice core data from the Newall Glacier (location - 162 30' East, 77 35' South) were collected during 1987 and 1988. These include information on chemistry, Beta profiles and stratigraphy. ...


39. Nimbus-5 ESMR Polar Gridded Brightness Temperatures [NSIDC-0077]
The Nimbus-5 Electrically Scanning Microwave Radiometer (ESMR) data set consists of gridded brightness temperature arrays for the Arctic and Antarctic, spanning 11 December 1972 through 16 May 1977. ...


40. Nimbus-7 SMMR Antenna Temperatures [NSIDC-0037]
The SMMR Antenna Temperatures (Nimbus-7) data set consists of antenna temperatures from passive microwave radiometers aboard NOAA's Nimbus-7 satellite. The instrument is the Scanning Multichannel ...


41. Nimbus-7 SMMR Derived Monthly Global Snow Cover and Snow Depth [NSIDC-0024]
The data set consists of monthly global snow cover and snow depth derived from Nimbus-7 SMMR data for 1978 through 1987. The SMMR data are interpolated for spatial and temporal gaps, and averaged ...


42. Nimbus-7 SMMR Pathfinder Brightness Temperatures [NSIDC-0036]
The Nimbus-7 SMMR Pathfinder Brightness Temperatures data set contains global brightness temperatures in swath format (level 1b) from 25 October 1978 to 20 August 1987. The instrument obtained near-global ...


43. Nimbus-7 SMMR Pathfinder Daily EASE-Grid Brightness Temperatures [NSIDC-0071]
This data set consists of brightness temperatures acquired from the Scanning Multichannel Microwave Radiometer (SMMR) on board the Nimbus-7 Pathfinder satellite. The brightness temperatures have been ...


44. Northern Hemisphere EASE-Grid 2.0 Weekly Snow Cover and Sea Ice Extent [NSIDC-0046]
The Northern Hemisphere EASE-Grid 2.0 Weekly Snow Cover and Sea Ice Extent Version 4 product combine snow cover and sea ice extent at weekly intervals from 23 October 1978 through 31 December 2011, ...


45. Program for Arctic Regional Climate Assessment (PARCA) Data Sets [NSIDC-0095]
PARCA began in 1993 with the primary goal of measuring and understanding the mass balance of the Greenland Ice Sheet. Approximately 25 investigations used in situ measurements and satellite and aircraft ...


46. Radarsat Antarctic Mapping Project Digital Elevation Model Version 2 [NSIDC-0082]
The high-resolution Radarsat Antarctic Mapping Project (RAMP) Digital Elevation Model (DEM) combines topographic data from a variety of sources to provide consistent coverage of all of Antarctica. ...


47. Sea Ice Concentrations from Nimbus-7 SMMR and DMSP SSM/I-SSMIS Passive Microwave Data [NSIDC-0051]
This data set is generated from brightness temperature data derived from the following sensors: the Nimbus-7 Scanning Multichannel Microwave Radiometer (SMMR), the Defense Meteorological Satellite ...


48. Seasat and GEOSAT Altimetry for the Antarctic and Greenland Ice Sheets [NSIDC-0053]

Note: This data set is now on FTP so references to CD-ROM are historic and no longer applicable.

The Ice Altimetry System (IAS) data seet contains surface elevations ...


49. Siple Dome Glaciology and Ice Stream History 1994, 1996 [NSIDC-0085]
The Siple Dome Glaciology and Ice Stream History project was part of Western Divide West Antarctic Ice Cores (WAISCORES), an NSF-funded project to understand the influence of the West Antarctic ice ...


50. South Pole Snow Pit, 1988 and 1989 [NSIDC-0086]
Information from 6-meter snow pits dug close to the South Pole in austral summer 1988-1989 by the Glacier Research Group of the University of New Hampshire (location - 38 km on grid 90 from South ...


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