Images: Colors of the cryosphere

Images: Colors of the cryosphere

Summary: Geophysicists gathered for annual meeting take a satellite tour of Earth's frozen assets.

TOPICS: Nasa / Space

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  • Sea ice concentration

    The average sea ice concentration for the month of January, derived from SSM/I sensor data covering 1980 through 2002.

  • Average net flux

    This image shows the total average net flux measured by CERES between March and April of 2004. The blue region indicates net cooling, while the red indicates net warming.

  • Iceshelf collapse aftermath

    The aftermath of the Larsen Ice Shelf collapse as seen by MODIS on March 7, 2002.

Topic: Nasa / Space

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