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Life on a Drifting Station322 viewsAn aerial view of NP-6. The small building in the foreground is the diesel power station. The big building to the right is the ward room (marine terminology was used on the North Pole stations). The ward room was a dining room and recreation room, with billiards, ping-pong, movies, and a meeting room. Image credit: EWG.Feb 14, 2013
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Life on a Drifting Station329 viewsAn interior view of the NP-1 tent, which served as both living quarters and work area. Station members lived for nine months on NP-1. Image credit: EWG.Feb 14, 2013
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Drifting Station Ceremonies301 viewsThe station members of NP-25 gather for a final photograph during the closing ceremony. Image credit: EWG.Feb 14, 2013
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Drifting Station Ceremonies272 viewsPart of the opening ceremonies involved the firing of guns and rifles. Image credit: EWG.Feb 14, 2013
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Life on a Drifting Station341 viewsThis tent, on display at the Arctic and Antarctic Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia provided living quarters at NP-1, the first Russian drifting station established in 1937. Image credit: EWG.Feb 14, 2013
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Drifting Station Ceremonies328 viewsFlag ceremonies at North Pole stations typically marked the establishment of each new team. Image credit: EWG.Feb 14, 2013
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Drifting Station Ceremonies288 viewsSimilar to the opening ceremonies, the closing ceremonies also involved firing guns and rifles. This ceremony commemorates the closing of North Pole Station 25. Image credit: EWG.Feb 14, 2013
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Drifting Station Ceremonies358 viewsThe station members of NP-30, one of the last Russian North Pole Stations, gather for a photograph during the closing ceremony. Image credit: EWG.Feb 14, 2013
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208 viewsNational Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) Technical Services Manager David Gallaher displays cooling unit features during construction of the NSIDC Green Data Center. The evaporative units reduce cooling energy by more than 90 percent.Jul 06, 2012
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229 viewsPanels in the solar array absorb the sunshine on the roof of the National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC). Guests of the NSIDC Green Data Center open house received tours of the energy-saving facilities on May 4, 2012. —Credit: Kristin Bjornsen/CIRESJun 06, 2012
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245 viewsNational Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) Program Manager Ronald Weaver shows guests air vents, which allow warm air from the data center to escape outdoors, at the Green Data Center open house on May 4, 2012 in Boulder, Colorado. —Credit: Kristin Bjornsen/CIRESJun 06, 2012
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289 viewsNational Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) Program Manager Ronald Weaver and Information Technology Security Coordinator Mike Stowe lead a tour of the Green Data Center facilities at the Green Data Center open house on May 4, 2012 in Boulder, Colorado. —Credit: Kristin Bjornsen/CIRESJun 06, 2012
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