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233 viewsAn Arctic researcher and his snowmobile during the 2011 Arctic Observing Network (Snownet) project in Alaska.
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243 viewsMark Parsons sets up a weather station during the the 2011 Arctic Observing Network (Snownet) project in Alaska.
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241 viewsMark Parsons digs a snow pit to examine the properties of snow cover during the 2011 Arctic Observing Network (Snownet) project in Alaska.
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226 viewsResearchers Matthew Sturm (left) and Mark Serreze examine layers in a snow pit during the 2011 Arctic Observing Network (Snownet) project in Alaska.
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253 viewsMark Serreze measures snow depth during the 2011 Arctic Observing Network (Snownet) project in Alaska.
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259 viewsAndrew Slater poses with a snowmobile during the 2011 Arctic Observing Network (Snownet) project in Alaska.
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97 viewsThis plug of turf dug up near Barrow, Alaska shows a typical soil profile in tundra. The vegetation consists of moss and grass. A layer of dark brown organic matter extends down to a depth of 10 centimeters and beneath the organic layer is fine silt (Credit: Elchin Jafarov, NSIDC).
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107 viewsKevin Schaefer uses a hammer to pound a soil sample tube into the ground near Barrow, Alaska on August 13, 2013. (Credit: Elchin Jafarov, NSIDC).
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105 viewsAndy Persekian, Lin Liu, Elchin Jafarov, and Kevin Schaefer pose next to whale bones at the Welcome to Barrow, Alaska sign. (Credit: Elchin Jafarov, NSIDC)
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346 viewsThe Yukon River is marked by a road sign.
Image courtesy Andrew Slater, NSIDC.
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299 viewsScientists get out of their vehicles to check out Atigun Pass.
Image courtesy Andrew Slater, NSIDC.
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279 viewsMatthew Sturm and Mark Serreze look at their equipment.
Image courtesy Andrew Slater, NSIDC.
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