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383 viewsSnow Guru Matthew Sturm poses atop Atigun Gorge.
Image courtesy Mark Serreze, NSIDC.
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375 viewsDrew Slater practices his lecturing skills.
Image courtesy Mark Serreze, NSIDC.
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113 viewsLin Liu and Kevin Schaefer use a metal probe to measure the active layer depth along a survey line near Barrow, Alaska. (Credit: Andy Parsekian)
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424 viewsMark Serreze surveys the sea ice in Barrow, AK.
Image courtesy Mark Serreze, NSIDC.
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400 viewsThe SnowNet team found polar bear tracks.
Image courtesy Mark Serreze, NSIDC.
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437 viewsAreas that contain much permafrost can look barren. But plants and animals prosper here in the summer days, when the top layer of frozen ground thaws. The caribou in this photograph, in the Noatak National Preserve, Alaska, are migrating in the early fall.
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307 viewsThe Alaska Pipeline transports oil 800 miles from the North Slope to Valdez, Alaska.
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317 viewsNSIDC director poses at the sign marking the Arctic Circle along the Dalton Highway in Alaska, during the 2011 Arctic Observing Network project.
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272 viewsSnowmobiles head north along the Dalton Highway towards the North Slope, for the 2011 Arctic Observing Network field season.
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289 viewsSnowmobiles head north along the Dalton Highway towards the North Slope, for the 2011 Arctic Observing Network field season.
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296 viewsThe sun sets over field camp during the 2011 Arctic Observing Network (Snownet) fieldwork.
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