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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: The Cryospheric regions, or regions where water is found in solid form, are among the most sensitive to temperature change. Average temperatures in snow and ice-covered areas typically remain below zero Celsius much of the year. Unlike other substances found on Earth, ice and snow exist relatively close to their melting point and frequently change phase from solid to liquid and back again. ... View entire text
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Description: NSIDC's State of the Cryosphere provides an overview of the status of snow and ice as indicators of climate change. The introduction examines how the cryosphere is sending signals of a changing climate. State of the Cryosphere also provides time-series data for northern hemisphere snow cover, mountain glacier fluctuations, sea ice extent and concentration, and global sea level, as well as a snapshot of current permafrost conditions.
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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/sotc/index.html
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: 2012-08-28
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