Image of the Day

308 / 366

World of ice and water

World of ice and water

A large melt pond and Arctic sea ice extending to the horizon dwarf a human figure, but human impacts on the Arctic may be growing larger than the ice itself. Summer Arctic Ocean ice cover has declined, and scientists from around the world are working with a focus on the poles during this International Polar Year. WHOI phyical oceanographer Mary-Louise Timmermans organized an Arctic Sea Ice and Climate Symposium for November 5-7, 2008, bringing together scientists from all over the globe to discuss results and methods of studying the Arctic. A public lecture on Arctic Climate Change is included in the program.
(Photo by Chris Linder, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)


Image and Visual Licensing

Text, images, graphics and other material contained on this website are subject to copyright. For more information or to license material, please contact the Director of Digital Assets, or (508) 289-2647.

Explore Visual WHOI

Search multimedia database

License our Visuals