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5142 viewsThe Antarctic Ice Sheet is the largest mass of ice on Earth.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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4645 viewsThe Norwegian-U.S. Traverse of East Antarctica traveled across the East Antarctic Ice Sheet to study climate and snow.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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4264 viewsResearchers enjoy a moment in the sun during the traverse.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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4106 viewsThe Antarctic Ice Sheet is the largest mass of ice on Earth.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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4071 viewsTed pretends to surf on a sastrugi, a snow formation caused by strong winds.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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3975 viewsResearchers enjoy a moment in the sun during the traverse.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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Arctic Sea Ice News & Analysis3543 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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3362 viewsThe U.S.-Norway Traverse of East Antarctica traveled in a caravan of specially-designed vehicles for working and living.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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NASA IceBridge3197 viewsThe Operation IceBridge mission, initiated in 2009, collects airborne remote sensing measurements to bridge the gap between NASA's Ice, Cloud and Land Elevation Satellite (ICESat-I) mission and the upcoming ICESat-II mission. This photo was taken over the Patagonian ice fields, on November 23, 2009.
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3078 viewsInside the dining cabin of the U.S.-Norway Traverse of East Antarctica: the team celebrates Christmas with a special dinner.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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2737 viewsThe Norwegian-U.S. traverse team comes across tracks in the snow.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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2696 viewsTraverse vehicle uses its radar arm to sense for crevasses under the snow.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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