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2859 viewsThis radar was used for locating crevasses in the ice sheet.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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Ross Ice Shelf2837 viewsAVHRR image of West Ross Ice Shelf, Antarctica on 27 January 2001.
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2562 viewsTed Scambos takes measurements during the U.S.-Norway Scientific Traverse of East Antarctica.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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2430 viewsDriving across the Antarctic Ice Sheet was a slow and sometimes boring job.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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2333 viewsResearchers set up a weather measurement station during the U.S.-Norway Scientific Traverse of East Antarctica.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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2269 viewsTed Scambos takes measurements during the Norwegian-U.S. Scientific Traverse of East Antarctica.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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2245 viewsThe Antarctic Ice Sheet is the largest mass of ice on Earth.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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2151 viewsThis view of the Antarctic Ice Sheet remained unchanged during much of the traverse.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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2100 viewsResearcher sets up equipment during the U.S.-Norway Scientific Traverse of East Antarctica.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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Antarctica2093 viewsSea ice concentration from the NSIDC Sea Ice Index.
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2075 viewsResearchers saw Sastrugi such as this one during the traverse.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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Fimbul Ice Shelf2072 viewsThe Fimbul Ice Shelf is punctuated by numerous ice rises that occur where isolated rocky islands are covered by ice. Ice shelves may be particularly sensitive to changes in climate, and recently ice shelves in the Antarctic Peninsula have experienced rapid retreat
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