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207 viewsThe Megadunes team practice field safety skills at McMurdo Station.
Image Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
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207 viewsThe Megadunes team underwent training in the Field Safety Training Program at McMurdo Station before relocating to the Megadunes site. Here, the team completes their crevasse rescue training.
Image Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
Megadunes Web site
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204 viewsThe Megadunes team learn about field safety at McMurdo Station.
Image Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
Megadunes Web site
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203 viewsScientists prepare their instruments on Leppard Glacier, just above the Larsen B, during the 2013 LARISSA expedition. 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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202 viewsThe team camped in three tents.
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201 viewsTed Scambos poses with the GPS/GPR surveying system used during the Antarctic Megadunes expedition.
Image Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
Megadunes Web site
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197 viewsThe team returning from an aerial photo flight.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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196 viewsYellow tent in the snow
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196 viewsThe crew heading back aboard the Aurora Australis after a long day of working in the field.
Courtesy Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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192 viewsAn ice floe from what seems to be smooth snow-covered ice in its first year.
Photo Credit: NSIDC Courtesy Erica Key
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190 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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189 viewsTed Scambos, taking a break with the emperor penguins.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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