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136 viewsA propeller plane is on standby during the 2013 Arctic Observing Network (Snownet) fieldwork in Alaska.Jul 19, 2013
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117 viewsResearchers check their gear during the 2013 Arctic Observing Network (Snownet) project in Alaska.Jul 19, 2013
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138 viewsResearchers pose next to their snowmobiles during the 2013 Arctic Observing Network (Snownet) project in Alaska's North Slope.Jul 19, 2013
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125 viewsPart of Brooks Range rises over the distance.Jul 19, 2013
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133 viewsResearchers prepare to travel with their instruments using snowmobiles and sleds during the 2013 Arctic Observing Network (Snownet) project in Alaska.Jul 19, 2013
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Scientific Instruments197 viewsAn IVO device for measuring the base height of cloud cover. IVO is the Russian abbreviation for this instrument. Image credit: EWG.Feb 14, 2013
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Scientific Instruments201 viewsThis meteorological instrument box is at the standard height of two meters above the surface. Image credit: EWGFeb 14, 2013
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Scientific Instruments200 viewsA radio-sounding locator antenna. Image credit: EWG.Feb 14, 2013
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Scientific Instruments200 viewsA close-up view of a pyranometer, which measures diffuse solar radiation. Image credit: EWG.Feb 14, 2013
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Scientific Instruments192 viewsWhen the anchors were not insulated, the snow melted out from around the mast bases, causing them to topple. Image credit: EWG.Feb 14, 2013
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Scientific Instruments210 viewsInstrument masts were insulated using mounds of hay to help keep them upright and prevent the snow from melting out from around them. Image credit: EWG.Feb 14, 2013
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Polar Bears293 viewsNot all of the ice phenomena on the ice floes were naturally occurring. Station members sometimes made the most of their surroundings, witnessed in this polar bear made of snow. Image credit: EWG.Feb 14, 2013
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