National Snow & Ice Data Center (NSIDC)

The National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) [USA] is the top quality information and data source for ice, snow, glaciers, artic and antartic climate and other cryosphere related stuff. On the first feel: The NSIDC internet home page nsidc.org is absolutely amazing, visually well organized super site on Ice and Snow data. The NSIDC is located in Boulder, Colorado, USA - a 20 miles North West from Denver. [map style="width: auto; height:300px; margin:20px 0px 20px 0px; border: 1px solid #ccc;" Read more [...]

Simons Becks sniegā rada mākslas darbus lietojot vien savas pēdas

was originally posted at OddityCentral.com By Spooky on September 6th, 2012 They look like something aliens might have created, but the large-scale snow circles spread around the Les Arcs sky resort, in the French Alps, are actually the work of one man –  British artist Simon Beck.   Using an orienteering compass, measuring tape and a pair of snowshoes, 54-year-old Simon Beck turns the hills and frozen lakes around Les Arcs into geometrically-perfect immaculate masterpieces. His Read more [...]