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Resource Basic Information
  Resource Id: urn:geoss:csr:resource:urn:uuid:863c5ddd-ddec-4e70-8f06-9ce1a63aa886
  Name: Atlas of the Cryosphere: Northern Hemisphere WMS
  Abbreviation:
  Description: The National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) Atlas of the Cryosphere is a map server that provides data and information pertinent to the frozen regions of Earth. This Northern Hemisphere Web Map Service (WMS) contains layers described by the following keywords: Arctic, Arctic Ocean, bedrock elevation, cryosphere, earth science, frozen ground, glaciers, Greenland, ground ice, ice core records, ice extent, ice sheet elevation, ice sheet thickness, ice sheets, North Pole, Northern Hemisphere, oceans, permafrost, polar, sea ice, sea ice concentration, snow/ice, snow accumulation, snow classification, snow cover, snow melt, snow water equivalent, terrestrial hydrosphere, treeline. A Web interface for exploring these layers is available at: http://nsidc.org/data/atlas/.
  GEO Member or Participating Organisation :
United States
  Responsible Organisation: National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)
  Resource Information URL: http://nsidc.org/cgi-bin/atlas_north?service=WMS&request=GetCapabilities
  Resource Interface URL: http://nsidc.org/cgi-bin/atlas_north?service=WMS&request=GetCapabilities
Resource Contact Information
  Contact Name: NSIDC User Services
  Contact Email: nsidc@nsidc.org
Resource Category
  analysisVisualization
Societal Benefit Areas
  Climate
  Ecosystems
  Water
  Weather
Resource Status
  continuousOperation
GEOSS Data Core
  No GEOSS Data Core Indicator selected
Ontology Reference
  No Ontology Information Available
Standard Classification
  Open GIS Web Map Service 1.1
Standard Supportive
  N/A
Last Update Date
  2009-05-08
Date Modified
  2009-05-08