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1595 viewsThe traverse team set up this scientific equipment on the Antarctic Ice Sheet.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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1577 viewsThe researchers stayed in tents while conducting some studies away from the traverse vehicles.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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1557 viewsScientists examine equipment during the Norwegian-U.S. Scientific Traverse of East Antarctica.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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1548 viewsScientists dig a snow pit during the Norwegian-U.S. Scientific Traverse of East Antarctica.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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1546 viewsOne of the most studied and interesting ice streams in Antarctica, Ice Stream B shows a number of features that indicate past changes and ongoing evolution. In this subscene the upstream ends of several ice stream shear margins are highlighted. Characteristic crevasse patterns, nicknamed "chromosomes," mark the ends of several of these margin traces.
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1536 viewsThe traverse team set up this scientific equipment on the Antarctic Ice Sheet.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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1519 viewsThis photo was taken during a flight over the Antarctic Ice Sheet. Bird Glacier lurks in the background, with Darwin Glacier in the foreground.
Image Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
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1510 viewsThe researchers stayed in tents while conducting some studies away from the traverse vehicles.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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1503 viewsTed Scambos snuggles in his sleeping bag, during a side trip of the Norwegian-U.S. Scientific Traverse of East Antarctica.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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1500 viewsThe traverse team set up this scientific equipment on the Antarctic Ice Sheet.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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1498 viewsThe traverse team set up this scientific equipment on the Antarctic Ice Sheet.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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1488 viewsWood braces stabilize a snow pit on the East Antarctic Ice Sheet.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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