Cryospheric variables include sea ice concentration, sea ice thickness, snow cover, glacier extent, and more. Overview pages summarize and compare selected datasets of a given variable.
To find a specific dataset or variable, jump to the search box below or click your desired variable from among the blue sub-category buttons.
To view only the datasets with commentaries from experts, select the "Datasets with guidance" button when using the search box.
Sea Ice Thickness Data Sets: Overview & Comparison Table
Years of record
While satellite observations of sea ice extent and concentration are available from 1979, long-term high quality (daily and high spatial resolution) observations…
Main variables and Earth System componentsCryosphere Sea Ice Thickness
Experts contributing reviews
- Labe, Zachary