Most viewed - ARISE Project 2003
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240 viewsDuring the ARISE Cruise, the team came across various types of sea ice; pictured here is silver dollar ice.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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239 viewsThe AS350 Squirrel (VH-SES) helicopter awaiting its return to the Aurora Australis.
Photo Credit: NSIDC Courtesy Alice O'Connor
TS_03_6skycam.jpg
238 viewsThe all-sky camera, securely attached above the bridge.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Erica Kay
TS_03_7IceSite4a.jpg
238 viewsThe Heitronics KT-19.82 thermal radiometer, mounted to the port side rail of the Aurora Australis, to measure the skin temperature of the sea ice.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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238 viewsAn excellent example of a pressure ridge on sea ice.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos, NSIDC
TS_03_7SilverDollarBreak.jpg
238 viewsAn above view of the Aurora Australis breaking through the silver dollar sea ice.
Photo Credit: NSIDC Courtesy Angus Munro
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237 viewsFrom left: Terry Haran, Ted Scambos, and Thorsten Markus, anticipating their departure on the Aurora Australis from Hobart, Australia.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos, NSIDC
TS_03_6SthrnLights02.jpg
237 viewsWhile on the expedition, the crew got to see one of those rare phenomena: the southern lights, also named the aurora australis.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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237 viewsTed Scambos, taking a break with the emperor penguins.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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237 viewsOne of several aerial shots taken on the day of the 18th of October from the AS350 Squirrel.
Photo Credit: NSIDC Courtesy Rachel Marsh
TS_03_8Casey01.jpg
235 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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235 viewsThe AS350 Squirrel (VH-AFO) airborne for floe-hopping.
Photo Credit: NSIDC Courtesy Tony Worby
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