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174 viewsView from the twin otter out onto the beginnings of the ice sheet.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
Oct 08, 2008
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158 viewsView from the twin otter out onto the beginnings of the ice sheet.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
Oct 08, 2008
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173 viewsView from the twin otter out onto the beginnings of the ice sheet.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
Oct 08, 2008
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207 viewsView from the twin otter out onto the beginnings of the ice sheet in the distance.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
Oct 08, 2008
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208 viewsAnother aerial photo of the streams of melt water that flow out of the ice sheet.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
Oct 08, 2008
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155 viewsKoni and his other graduate students finally arrive from northern Greenland three days after my arrival (bad fog had delayed their departure). This is the plane we leave in together for Swiss Camp, out on the ice sheet: referred to as a twin otter. Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.Oct 08, 2008
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147 viewsInside the twin otter plane. On the left is Dr. Nicolas Cullen, from New Zealand, who recently completed his Ph.D. with Koni. Next to him is Russell Huff, from western Colorado, who is working on his Ph.D. with Koni. To Russ right with the video camera is Andy Revkin, a reporter from the New York Times. Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
Oct 08, 2008
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149 viewsPhoto by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.Oct 08, 2008
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156 viewsA caribou that I spotted on a hike. There were also herds of musk-oxen that I could not get close enough to photograph, which are the other primary meat source in Greenland.

Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
Oct 08, 2008
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191 viewsA house on the shore of Tasersuatsiaq (Lake Ferguson).

Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
Oct 08, 2008
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153 viewsAnother house on the shore of Tasersuatsiaq (Lake Ferguson).

Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
Oct 08, 2008
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298 viewsThe river that runs through Kanger, called Akuliarusiarsuup Kuua in Greenlandic, but also known as Watson River. It was a block from the main street. This river is very milky looking because it is formed by melt-water from the ice sheet. The grey rocks surrounding the river are not ice, as some have asked me.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
Oct 08, 2008
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