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Larsen B Ice Shelf Collapse 2002956 viewsThis movie shows the events of January, February, and March 2002 as recorded by NASA's Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectrometer (MODIS) satellite sensor. The images show the Larsen B Ice Shelf and parts of the Antarctic Peninsula (on left).
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Antarctica & Sea Ice954 viewsReduced-resolution image from QuikScat sigma-0 measurements. This image shows Antarctica and the surrounding sea ice on July 1999.
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944 viewsThe traverse cabin waits for the start of the expedition at the South Pole.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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942 viewsPolished ice and crevasses sparkle in the morning light.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney.
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940 viewsResearchers take a snow core on the East Antarctic Ice Sheet.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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930 viewsResearchers take a snow core on the East Antarctic Ice Sheet.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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927 viewsThis Antarctic ice stream carries ice off the ice sheet towards the ocean.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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926 viewsAIDJEX 1972 pilot study: snowmobile tracks lead to a hole in the ice.
Image Credit: NSIDC courtesy Tom Marlar/CRREL
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923 viewsThe geographic South Pole is located a few hundred yards away from the ceremonial South Pole, which is closer to the station.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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pancake ice914 viewsPancake photographed north of Greenland.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Andy Mahoney, NSIDC
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907 viewsResearchers take a snow core on the East Antarctic Ice Sheet.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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906 viewsThe lead vehicle in the U.S.-Norway Traverse of East Antarctica used this extendable radar to monitor the ice sheet for hidden crevasses.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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