Arctic Sea Ice Thinning: Fall

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Arctic Sea Ice Thinning: Fall

  • Published: Mar 9th, 2010

Fall view: Arctic sea ice has been getting thinner, even faster than its area has been shrinking.

All the Ice on Greenland

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All the Ice on Greenland

  • Published: Mar 9th, 2010

Greenland holds enough ice to raise global sea level 23 feet or to fill the Lower 48 states 2,940 feet high, like a bathtub.

Arctic Sea Ice Thinning: Winter

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Arctic Sea Ice Thinning: Winter

  • Published: Mar 9th, 2010

Winter view: Arctic sea ice has been getting thinner, even faster than its area has been shrinking.

Greenland Annual Ice Loss 2004-07

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Greenland Annual Ice Loss 2004-07

  • Published: Mar 8th, 2010

Greenland's estimated ice loss each year from 2004 through 2007.

Greenland Total Ice Loss 2004-07

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Greenland Total Ice Loss 2004-07

  • Published: Mar 8th, 2010

Greenland has been losing large amounts of ice into the sea – enough to collect into rafts the size of states.

Greenland and San Francisco Bay

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Greenland and San Francisco Bay

  • Published: Mar 8th, 2010

Greenland has been shedding billions of tons of ice in 2007, the melted equivalent of draining San Francisco Bay every 10 days.

Alaska Total Ice Loss 2004-07

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Alaska Total Ice Loss 2004-07

  • Published: Mar 4th, 2010

Alaska has been losing tremendous volumes of ice to the sea.

Alaska’s Ice Drain 2004-07

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Alaska’s Ice Drain 2004-07

  • Published: Feb 26th, 2010

Alaska has been shedding large amounts of ice into the sea - on average, enough to fill a daily freight train around the world.