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707 viewsDuring the ARISE Cruise, the team came across several icebergs; this one in particular struck a fancy due to its unusually broken shape, strutting up through the sea ice as a part of the sheet.
Courtesy Ted Scambos, NSIDC
688 viewsOn the way back to Thule Airforce Base.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
683 viewsWhile navigating the Ross Sea, the team came across this unusual cluster of icebergs and pancake ice. This is one of several photos taken.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos, NSIDC
672 viewsAn aerial view of one of the icebergs seen along the ARISE Cruise.
Photo Credit: NSIDC Courtesy Tony Worby
653 viewsThe trail left behind by the Aurora Australis after navigating past the iceberg in the background.
Photo Credit: NSIDC Courtesy Andi Pfaffling
648 viewsSnow extent, sea ice concentration, and age layers for the Northern Hemisphere for 03 February 2002 from the Near Real-Time SSM/I EASE-Grid Daily Global Ice Concentration and Snow Extent data set. [url=]EASE-Grid Web site/url]
643 viewsA gibbous moon glows over the ice.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
642 viewsAn aerial view of the helicopter taking data of the sea ice below.
Photo Credit: NSIDC Courtesy Alice O'Connor
636 viewsSea ice cracks and moves near Antarctica
636 viewsAn airborne view of the nila breaking away from the smooth snow-covered sea ice.
Courtesy Ted Scambos, NSIDC
632 viewsConsolidated pancake ice off the coast of Greenland.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
630 viewsA gibbous moon glows over the ice.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
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