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Announcing Antarctica Today
« on: January 12, 2021, 10:07:54 PM »
Greenland Today expands to cover the Antarctic melt season

As the Southern Hemisphere enters into the full of swing of summer, parts of the Antarctic Ice Sheet are experiencing surface melting. Until now, NSIDC’s Greenland Today near-real-time analysis has only covered the melt season for the Greenland Ice Sheet. At the other end of the world, the Antarctic Ice Sheet will also have a voice, with frequent posts regarding its climate and surface melt events. Greenland Today will be releasing a beta test for Antarctica Today, covering surface melting using a modified version of the passive-microwave algorithm used for Greenland Today. As a counterpart to the Northern Hemisphere’s Ice Sheet, Antarctica Today will show near-real-time analysis of summer surface melting, and important weather and climate events.


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Re: Announcing Antarctica Today
« Reply #1 on: January 13, 2021, 08:33:29 AM »
Wow, that's great! This fills a sorely needed data gap.