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Summer Storm Spins Over Arctic photo by NASA Goddard Photo and Video

Summer Storm Spins Over Arctic © Photo by NASA Goddard Photo and Video

  • Taken on August 31, 2012.
  • NASA and the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) announced on Aug. 27, 2012, that the ice cap covering the Arctic Ocean is now smaller than ever recorded since consistent satellite measurements of the ice began more than three decades ago. Each year, the ice cap goes through a shrink-and-swell cycle, melting throughout the summer months before expanding through fall and winter...

  • storm, NASA, Arctic, Alaska

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