Arctic ice retreats into uncharted territory

September 27, 2007

On October 1st, the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) will issue a report summarizing the 2007 Arctic sea ice season, and NASA will issue a press release on a new sea ice study by NASA/JPL researchers. NASA has created new images in support of these and other reports about the remarkable decrease in sea ice this summer. Still images and video are available now for download in high-definition broadcast quality.

Arctic Sea Ice Minimum, 1979-2007
http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/vis/a000000/a003400/a003464/index.html

A closer look at Arctic sea ice from space in high resolution
http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/vis/a000000/a003400/a003456/index.html

Ice albedo feedback animation
http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/vis/a010000/a010000/a010021/index.html

The most recent satellite images of the Northwest Passage
http://rapidfire.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/gallery/?20072580915/NorthwestPassage.A2007258.1855.1km.jpg
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NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center

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