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Arctic Sea Ice News & Analysis3431 viewsThis image compares the average sea ice extent for September 2007 to September 2005; the magenta line indicates the long-term median from 1979 to 2000. September 2007 sea ice extent was 4.28 million square kilometers (1.65 million square miles), compared to 5.57 million square kilometers (2.14 million square miles) in September 2005. This image is from the NSIDC Sea Ice Index.
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1422 viewsWe look over coastal glaciers to the Greenland ice cap.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney.
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1303 viewsThis image shows the annual climatology melt for 2007 from Greenland Ice Sheet Melt Characteristics Derived from Passive Microwave Data.
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1149 viewsThese glaciers used to terminate in the sea; now that they terminate on land, it makes traveling by land via dogsled even more difficult.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
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1009 viewsThis map shows the spatial distribution of the rate of elevation change from the Elevation Change of the Southern Greenland Ice Sheet from 1978-1988 data set. The data was acquired from Seasat and Geosat radar altimeter data. It shows a 2000 m surface elevation contour, the ice divide, and the locations of nine shallow and three deeper ice cores in the study area.
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920 viewsMount Dundas towers over Thule Airforce Base in Greenland.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney.
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887 viewsThis aerial photo was taken on the way north to Qaanaaq.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney.
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826 viewsPolished ice and crevasses sparkle in the morning light.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney.
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pancake ice806 viewsPancake photographed north of Greenland.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Andy Mahoney, NSIDC
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725 viewsThe sun sets and moon rises behind icebergs and sea ice.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
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711 viewsThe U.S. Air National Guard plane that I took from Albany, New York to Kangerlussuaq, Greenland: a 6.5 hour flight. The plane is called a C-130.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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699 viewsAnother last photo at Swiss Camp. Me on the ice sheet in all my warm gear.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.The work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 License.
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