Spacecraft measuring variations in the ice sheets in Greenland, Antarctica, and elsewhere, as well as cloud and aerosol heights, land topography, and vegetation characteristics.
Ice Sheet - Wikipedia
Article about ice sheets, a mass of glacier ice that covers surrounding terrain and is greater than 50,000 square kilometers.
Antarctic Ice Sheet - Science Daily
Find news and facts about the Antarctic Ice Sheet, the largest single mass of ice on Earth.
West Antarctic Ice Sheet Initiative (WAIS)
Multidisciplinary study of rapid climate change and future sea level. WAIS site offers both scientific studies and interactive learning page for kids about the West Antarctic Ice Sheet.
Article describes the early and intense melting that occurred across the Greenland Ice Sheet in the summer of 2002.