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All About Sea Ice
This comprehensive site is an introduction to sea ice: what it is, how it forms, how it is studied, how it affected historical expedition in the polar regions, and what role it plays in the global climate. The site contains a glossary of sea ice terms and references to additional information, which all serve as an excellent introduction. Data are also available from various collection methods for student interpretation.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • Visual:
    • Illustration - scientific
    • Imagery - remotely sensed
    • Photograph
  • Text:
    • Glossary
    • Ref. material
  • Cryology
  • Environmental science
  • Natural hazards
  • Ocean Sciences:
    • Chemical oceanography
    • Physical oceanography
Technical requirements:
No specific technical requirements, just a browser required
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Copyright and other use information is unknown. Please consult the resource directly for the latest information.
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences
National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)

Publisher: University of Colorado
Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences

Publisher: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
National Geophysical Data Center

Publisher: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

Publisher: National Science Foundation (NSF)