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313 viewsMultiple storms delayed the LARISSA glaciology team and trapped them in tents at their research sites
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313 viewsScientists observe closely spaced crevasses on Scar Inlet Ice Shelf during the 2013 LARISSA Expedition. The crevasses could fill with melt water during the next warm summer, leading to a possible disintegration event as happened to the main Larsen B in 2002. 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. (Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC) Read the expedition blog on http://iceshelf.wordpress.com.
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313 viewsA minke whale breaches near the R/V Araon 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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312 viewsYou Dong Cho directs the helicopter to a landing area near our Spring Point instrument installations 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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311 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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309 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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306 viewsYellow tent in the snow
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302 viewsThe AS350 Squirrel (VH-SES) helicopter awaiting its return to the Aurora Australis.
Photo Credit: NSIDC Courtesy Alice O'Connor
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302 viewsTed Scambos, taking a break with the emperor penguins.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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299 viewsTowards the end of the ARISE Cruise, the Aurora Australis had navigated its way towards Casey Station, Antarctica, but only got close enough to air-lift the designated team to Casey; it was just another part of the journey for that team. Pictured here is Casey Station.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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297 viewsThe team camped in three tents.
 
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