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252 viewsResearchers check their gear during the 2013 Arctic Observing Network (Snownet) project in Alaska.
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252 viewsNSIDC Director Mark Serreze poses on the Arctic tundra, during the 2013 Arctic Observing Network (Snownet) project.
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252 viewsThe Aurora Australis at a stand-still while the crew spends the day in the field.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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251 viewsCaribou pass by on frozen tundra.
Image courtesy Andrew Slater, NSIDC.
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251 viewsMe on a ski-doo before my first ski-doo trip.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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251 viewsAWI's self-developed Helicopter EM Sensor, seated on its suspension rack.
Photo Credit: NSIDC Courtesy Andi Pfaffling
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250 viewsA close-up shot from the helicopter of another huge melt lake.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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249 viewsOur pilots for the southern traverse: Jonas and Tomas. Jonas (left) is from Iceland and a legendary pilot in Greenland. Koni has known him for 25 years, back when Jonas was somewhat of a daredevil pilot from the stories Koni told us. Tomas (right) is from Denmark. Both spoke English fairly well.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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247 viewsFrom left to right:
Matthew Sturm, Sveta Berezovskaya, Art Gelvin, and Christopher Hiemstra
Image courtesy Andrew Slater, NSIDC.
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247 viewsDriving the Dalton Highway on August 15, 2012 becomes difficult as visibility drops to zero on Atigun Pass in the Brooks Range, Alaska. (Credit: Kevin Schaefer, NSIDC)
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247 viewsWe begin the difficult task of shoveling all the snow and drilling out all the ice from in front of and around Swiss Camp.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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