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

https://nsidc.org/greenland-today/2021/01/announcing-antarctica-today/

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.