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389 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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388 viewsYoudong Cho, mountaineer and Won Sang Lee, geophysicist, look over the outcrop of rock selected for a planned later deployment of the seismic instrumentation and the Extreme Ice Survey camera during the 2013 LARISSA Project. 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. As changes occur on the ice, the stations will record it in data and pictures. (Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC) Read the expedition blog on http://iceshelf.wordpress.com.
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387 viewsOne of several shots taken during the ARISE Cruise, off the starboard side of the icebreaker.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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387 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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383 viewsThis aerial photo looks down at the Research Vessel N. B. Palmer, from a helicopter
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382 viewsThe team was stuck in the tent for 2 weeks while a storm prevented the airplane from landing.
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382 viewsTed Scambos works in an office at McMurdo Station, Antarctica
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382 viewsAn approaching fog bank was the precursor to an intense snow squall that forced a retreat from Leppard Glacier by the remaining field team of seven scientists. 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. As changes occur on the ice, the stations will record it in data and pictures. (Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC) Read the expedition blog on http://iceshelf.wordpress.com.
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381 viewsMultiple storms delayed the LARISSA glaciology team and trapped them in tents at their research sites
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381 viewsA pond formed amidst the surface of the sea ice.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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381 viewsAn airborne view of the Aurora Australis on the way back from an aerial data collection trip.
Photo Credit: NSIDC Courtesy Andi Pfaffling
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379 viewsThe research teams aboard the Aurora Australis conducting research out on the sea ice, with some feathered friends in keen observation (left).
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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