Arctic Buildings
Around some buildings in the summertime, "pedestaling" occurs because structures shade the ice and snow beneath from the sun's heat. Each subsequent summer adds to the height of the pedestal. This building on NP-22 reached 5 meters in height after seven years. Image credit: EWG.
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Filename:03_arctic_buildings_03.jpg
Album name:windnagel / Arctic Climatology and Meteorolgy
Keywords:Arctic, arctic_ocean, guns, drifting stations, laboratories, buildings, pedestals, pedestaling
Image Credit:Enivornmental Working Group
File Size:13 KB
Date added:Feb 14, 2013
Dimensions:300 x 218 pixels
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URL:http://nsidc.org/gallery/coppermine/displayimage.php?pos=-1622
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