NASA Finds Thickest Parts of Arctic Ice Cap Melting Faster Feature Summary

Type:
Physics in Your World
Title:
NASA Finds Thickest Parts of Arctic Ice Cap Melting Faster
Description:
The bright white region near the center of the image shows the year-round Arctic ice in 2012. To see the startling decrease since 1980, visit NASA Finds Thickest Parts of Arctic Ice Cap Melting Faster and slide the white line in the middle of the image to the right.
Image:
image credit: <a href=" http://svs.gsfc.nasa.gov/index.html" target="_blank">NASA/Goddard Scientific Visualization Studio</a>; <a href="http://www.nasa.gov/topics/earth/features/thick-melt.html" target="_blank">image source</a>; <a href="http://www.compadre.org/informal/images/features/Arctic-ice-large.jpg" target="_blank">larger image</a>
image credit: NASA/Goddard Scientific Visualization Studio; image source; larger image
Image URL:
http://www.compadre.org/Informal/images/features/Arctic-ice-large.jpg
Featured:
May 1, 2013 - May 16, 2013