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Record Search Query: ServiceParameters>EDUCATION/OUTREACH>CURRICULUM SUPPORT>BACKGROUND INFORMATION

State of the Cryosphere; An Educational Site about the Earth's Changing Snow and Ice Masses
Entry ID: 01-NSIDC_Cryosphere-00

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Summary
Abstract: NSIDC's State of the Cryosphere provides an overview of the status of snow, ice, and permafrost as indicators of climate change. This site provides time-series data for Northern Hemisphere snow cover, mountain glacier fluctuations, sea ice extent and concentration, changes in ice shelves, and global sea level. It also provides a snapshot of current permafrost conditions.
Related URL
Description: "All About Glaciers" is a web site containing glacier information,news, and links to data and imagery sources.

Description: The "World Glacier Inventory" contains information for over 67,000 glaciers through out the world. Parameters within the inventory include: geographic location, area, length, orientation, elevation, and classification of morphological type and moraines.
Service Citation
Originators: National Snow and Ice Data Center
Title: State of the Cryosphere
Provider: National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)
URL: http://nsidc.org/cryosphere/sotc
Service Keywords
EDUCATION/OUTREACH >CURRICULUM SUPPORT >BACKGROUND INFORMATION Parameter Definition
EDUCATION/OUTREACH >CURRICULUM SUPPORT Parameter Definition

Ancillary Keywords
Latent Heat of Fusion
Climate Change
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Service Provider
NSIDC_DAAC > NSIDC Distributed Active Archive Center Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: http://nsidc.org/daac/index.html

Service Provider Personnel
Name: NSIDC DAAC USER SERVICES
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: nsidc at nsidc.org
Contact Address:
National Snow and Ice Data Center
CIRES, 449 UCB
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
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Distribution Media
Distribution_Media: Electronic
Distribution_Format: HTML
Personnel
NSIDC DAAC USER SERVICES
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +1 (303) 492-6199
Fax: +1 (303) 492-2468
Email: nsidc at nsidc.org
Contact Address:
National Snow and Ice Data Center
CIRES, 449 UCB
University of Colorado
City: Boulder
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80309-0449
Country: USA
Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2000-02-07
SERF Last Revision Date: 2014-11-17
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