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Cryosphere | Episode 2: The Snow Below

Snow is one part of the cryosphere that many of us have actually encountered, but it also plays a crucial role in regulating Earth’s climate. Through decades of remote sensing, NASA has kept a close eye on the ebb and flow of snow cover. NASAExplorers also venture into the field at the far reaches of Earth to study snow, a critical resource for the millions of people who rely on it for drinking water.


Ryan Fitzgibbons (USRA):
Lead Producer
Lead Writer
Lead Editor

LK Ward (USRA):
Lead Producer
Lead Narrator

Kel Elkins (USRA):
Lead Visualizer

Edward Kim (NASA/GSFC):
Lead Scientist

Dorothy Hall (NASA/GSFC):
Lead Scientist

John Caldwell (AIMM):
Lead Videographer

Rob Andreoli (AIMM):
Lead Videographer

Jefferson Beck (USRA):

Joy Ng (USRA):

Ryan Cook (Freelance):

Helen-Nicole Kostis (USRA):

Quenton Bonds (NASA/GSFC):

Batuhan Osmanoglu (NASA/GSFC):

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NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center

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GCMD keywords can be found on the Internet with the following citation: Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Morahan, A. Aleman, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, M. Meaux, S. Grebas, C.Solomon, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, R. Bilodeau, 2013. NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version