Earth  ID: 2850

Sea Ice Minimum Extent for 1979-2003

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This visualization was created in support of the October 2003 Cryosphere Earth Science Update (ESU).
 

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http://www.gsfc.nasa.gov/topstory/2003/1023esuice.html


Visualization Credits

Greg Shirah (NASA/GSFC): Lead Animator
James W. Williams (GST): Animator
Cindy Starr (GST): Visualizer
Josefino Comiso (NASA/GSFC): Scientist
Please give credit for this item to:
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center Scientific Visualization Studio The Blue Marble Next Generation data is courtesy of Reto Stockli (NASA/GSFC) and NASA's Earth Observatory.

Science Paper:
A rapidly declining perennial sea ice cover in the Arctic, Geophysical Research Letters, Vol. 29, No. 20, October 2002.

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Mission:
Terra

Data Used:
Terra and Aqua/MODIS/Blue Marble: Next Generation also referred to as: BMNG
1/1/2004 - 12/31/2004
Credit:
The Blue Marble data is courtesy of Reto Stockli (NASA/GSFC).
DMSP/SSM/I
Defense Meteorological Satellite Program Special Sensor Microwave Imager
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This item is part of this series:
Cryosphere 2003

Keywords:
SVS >> Ice
NASA Science >> Earth