|International Polar Year|
International Polar Year 2007-2008 – The international web site for the current IPY
Indigenous Peoples International Polar Year – The International Polar Year promotes constructive and respectful engagement with northern people, through community monitoring, through acknowledgement and protection of traditional knowledge, and through inclusion of northern people as valued partners in planning and conducting IPY and in evaluating and assessing IPY results and legacies.
U.S. IPY – This site serves as a gateway to information generated by U.S. federal agencies and their grantees about activities during the International Polar Year (IPY).
U.S. Committee to the IPY – The web site for a group of volunteers appointed by the US National Academy of Sciences to facilitate US participation in IPY.
|Changes in Sea-Ice Extent|
The Cryosphere Today – A web space devoted to the current state
Climate Change 2001: The Scientific Basis– Cryosphere Processes and Feedbacks
20th Century Changes of the Arctic Sea Ice Cover – by Dr. Norbert Untersteiner, Professor of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Washington
Sea Ice Decline Intensifies: Summer 2008 Arctic sea ice continues long-term decline
What is the Arctic? Includes a map of the region.
What is the cryosphere? Also includes lots of information about glaciers, sea ice, snow, avalanches, blizzards, and arctic meteorology.
|Polar Research Around Puget Sound||University of Washington|