Contact: Maria-Jose Vinas-Garcia
NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center
Caption: This is a depiction of Arctic sea ice on Sept. 12, 2013, the day before NSIDC estimated sea ice extent hit its annual minimum, with a line showing the 30-year average minimum extent in yellow. The data was provided by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency from their GCOM-W1 satellite's AMSR2 instrument.
Credit: NASA Goddard's Scientific Visualization Studio/Cindy Starr
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