NOAA
Bookmark and Share
The Melting North Pole

The concentration and extent of sea ice in the Arctic has been on the decline since the mid-1990's. Data collected by the DMSP satellite's SSM/I sensor is shown here for 2007 - 2008. These two years had the lowest ice extents on record since satellite observations first began.

The Melting North Pole
 
 
URL:Download High Resolution Version
Technical Requirements:Adobe Flash player, Apple QuickTime
Copyright:National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
Keywords:Arctic, sea ice, DMSP, SSMI, climate

USA.gov logo
NOAA logo
Website Owner: NOAA Environmental Visualization Lab Contact Us