What Is the Cryosphere?

Live Science | Oct 18, 2019 at 11:11 AM
  • More than 100 scientists from 30 countries released a special report examining climate change impacts on the oceans and a less familiar but critically important part of the Earth: the cryosphere.
  • The fresh water stored in snow and ice provides drinking water and irrigates crops.
  • This sea ice cover is shrinking.