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327 viewsThe Megadunes expedition camp tents included the PolarHaven (blue) and the WeatherHaven (white).
Image Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
Megadunes Web site
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327 viewsThe team right and ready for season two of Megadunes.
From left, clockwise: Ted Scambos, Mac Cathles, Rob Bauer, Terry Haran, Makoto Suwa, Zoe Courville.
Image Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
Megadunes Web site
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326 viewsTed Scambos and Rob Bauer tow the GPS/GPR system to survey the Megadunes area.
Image Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
Megadunes Web site
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325 viewsThe Antarctic sunlight illuminating the surface of the sea ice, embossing the fracture lines.
Photo Credit: NSIDC Courtesy Scott Stark
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324 viewsWith the Aurora Australis at a stand still, the teams on board venture out onto the sea ice surface to do their research projects.
Photo Credit: NSIDC Courtesy Alice O'Connor
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324 viewsFrom Left (Clockwise): Ted Scambos, Pedro Skvarca, Jonathan Thom, and Ronald Ross discuss the specs of the weather station tripod to be deployed on AMIGOSberg.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
IceTrek Web site
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318 viewsOne of several aerial shots taken on the day of the 18th of October from the AS350 Squirrel.
Photo Credit: NSIDC Courtesy Anthony Petty
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313 viewsIt is considered good luck to rub the toe of this statue in Punta Arenas, prior to setting off for Antarctica
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312 viewsMegadunes are slightly rounded at their crests and are so subtle that a person on the ground cannot see the pattern. In this aerial photograph, the megadune area looks like light and dark stripes in the snow.
Image Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
Megadunes Web site
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312 viewsSnow builds up heavily on one side of the Scott tents at the Megadunes camp.
Image Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
Megadunes Web site
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310 viewsAmy Leventer of Colgate College and Ronald Ross install an Extreme Ice Survey camera at Spring Point overlooking the Cayley Glacier calving front to the east, with the R/V Araon in the foreground. The Larsen Ice Shelf System, Antarctica (LARISSA) Project is a large, interdisciplinary, multi-institute study to explore every aspect of the deteriorating Larsen Ice Shelf region in Antarctica. Participating researchers set up instruments on the glaciers that feed into the remaining portion of the Larsen ice shelf. (Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC) Read the expedition blog on http://iceshelf.wordpress.com.
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310 viewsAn aerial view of smooth snow-covered sea ice, particularly noting the sastrugi on the surface.
Photo Credit: NSIDC Courtesy Alice O'Connor
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