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445 viewsA dogsled team drives across the sea ice, with icebergs in the background.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
444 viewsThis aerial photo was taken while flying over the town of Qaanaaq.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney.
425 viewsOn the way back to Thule Airforce Base.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
417 viewsView from the helicopter at patterns in the ice sheet and blue melt ponds, near the coast by Jakobshavn glacier.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney.
402 viewsA close-up from the helicopter of the choppy ice near the coast by Jakobshavn glacier. These patterns were almost as deep as a one-story house, I would guess.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
398 viewsA view out my window in the C-130 along the Western coast of Greenland.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
394 viewsThe Sea-Ice Knowledge Exchange team arrives in Qaanaaq.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
379 viewsConsolidated pancake ice off the coast of Greenland.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
372 viewsGetting ready for a long journey by dogsled, Shari Gearheard and Yvon Csonka don polar bear pants.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney.
365 viewsView from the helicopter near the coast by Jakobshavn glacier, where the ice becomes very choppy.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
355 viewsToku tests the ice.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
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