Most viewed - Norwegian-U.S.Antarctica Traverse
IMG_0754.JPG
1391 viewsThis was the first sun set that the traverse team saw over the East Antarctic Ice Sheet.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
IMG_0746.JPG
1381 viewsResearcher works on equipment during the Norwegian-U.S. Scientific Traverse of East Antarctica.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
IMG_0753.JPG
1377 viewsDriving the caravan across the East Antarctic Ice Sheet was slow, and hard on the eyes.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
IMG_0759.JPG
1357 viewsTed Scambos grew a beard during the Norwegian-U.S. Scientific Traverse of East Antarctica.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
IMG_0391.JPG
1332 viewsThe Ross Ice Shelf is the largest ice shelf in Antarctica.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
IMG_0770.JPG
1327 viewsResearchers enjoyed a rare moment of fresh air on the East Antarctic Ice Sheet.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
IMG_0016.JPG
1299 viewsThis display shows the clothing required for travel to Antarctica.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
IMG_0772.JPG
1290 viewsAfter weeks of 24-hour sunshine, the team sees their first sunset in Antarctica.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
IMG_0762.JPG
1261 viewsThis was the first sunset that the traverse team saw over the East Antarctic Ice Sheet.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
IMG_0507.JPG
1235 viewsTeam members sit in the dining "room" of the traverse caravan.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
IMG_0504.JPG
1231 viewsThe traverse cabin waits for the start of the expedition at the South Pole.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
IMG_0788.JPG
1223 viewsResearchers take a snow core on the East Antarctic Ice Sheet.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
190 files on 16 page(s)

Browse Galleries

View Index for All Albums

Help/FAQ

Photo & Image Gallery FAQ

Questions or comments about the NSIDC Photo Gallery? Contact the NSIDC User Services Office.

Look up snow and ice related words and terminology in our Cryosphere Glossary

Visit our Education Center to learn more about snow, ice, glaciers, frozen ground, and research in cold regions.

Read about Scientists at NSIDC