Slide title: Arctic Voice and Data
Slide image: Two maps of the Arctic region, which compare the traffic on the voice and data communications traffic Iridium Satellite network in the Arctic region in July 2001 (left) and July 2006 (right). The images show the dramatic increase in Iridium-based communications in that region in a span of five years.
Credit: Iridium Satellite
Slide background image: Polar bear
Slide background credit: Based on photo by Susanne Miller, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Design by: Adrian Apodaca, National Science Foundation