Taking Scientific Measurements
Determining instrument location by theodolite. A theodolite is a high-precision surveying instrument. Because the ice floes rotated and changed in topography as they drifted, undergoing freezing and thawing, station members needed to regularly determine the position of the instruments relative to each other and to North. Image credit: EWG.
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Album name:windnagel / Arctic Climatology and Meteorolgy
Keywords:Arctic, arctic_ocean, drifting stations, men, scientists, instruments
Image Credit:Environmental Working Group
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Date added:Feb 14, 2013
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