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300 viewsIllanguau jumps on the the sled as it goes by.
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Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
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300 viewsKoni and his other graduate students finally arrive from northern Greenland three days after my arrival (bad fog had delayed their departure). This is the plane we leave in together for Swiss Camp, out on the ice sheet: referred to as a twin otter. Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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300 viewsView from the helicopter. Notice all the bright blue rivers and ponds/lakes of melt water that form on the ice sheet down near the coast. The coastal mountains in the distance are near Disko Bay. Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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298 viewsThe shadows get longer as they near Qaanaaq.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
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298 viewsRaven has left its prints in the snow.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
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297 viewsView from the plane (another 'twin otter') down onto the ice sheet during our flight south.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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295 viewsInside the twin otter plane. On the left is Dr. Nicolas Cullen, from New Zealand, who recently completed his Ph.D. with Koni. Next to him is Russell Huff, from western Colorado, who is working on his Ph.D. with Koni. To Russ right with the video camera is Andy Revkin, a reporter from the New York Times. Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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295 viewsThe weather station outside of Swiss Camp had been toppled over by the wind during the winter and was buried a couple of meters under the snow.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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294 viewsThe team takes a last break before home.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
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284 viewsOur first stop on the southern traverse at the NASA-SE station. Here we are in the snow accumulation region ("dry snow zone") of Greenland where it rarely experiences any melt. Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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283 viewsOne of our three snow-mobiles, which we called "ski-doos".
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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282 viewsThis is all you see wherever you look on the interior of the Greenland ice sheet. Flat and boring as Kansas!
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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