The National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) has released a new educational website on frozen ground: All About Frozen Ground. For more information, visit the site at: http://nsidc.org/frozenground/.
All About Frozen Ground provides comprehensive information about the importance of frozen ground. Frozen ground and permafrost, or ground that stays frozen for at least two years, is key to understanding climate, frozen ground ecosystems, and the interaction between land and atmosphere.
Explore All About Frozen Ground to learn about the science behind frozen ground and why frozen ground matters to people, plants, and animals all over the world. Read an interview with permafrost expert and NSIDC Senior Scientist Tingjun Zhang, and browse a list of reading and classroom activities for K-12 learners. While at the site, submit your comments on the feedback form.
For further information, please visit the site at:http://nsidc.org/frozenground/
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