Ice Sheet Main page

This page shows the distribution of Greenland's and Antarctica's ice thickness, surface elevation and bedrock elevation.


Antarctica including ice shelves

Data used


Morlighem, M. et al. 2017, updated 2018. IceBridge BedMachine Greenland, Version 3. Boulder, Colorado USA. NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center. doi:


P. Fretwell, et al. 2013. Bedmap2: improved ice bed, surface and thickness datasets for Antarctica. doi:10.5194/tc-7-375-2013