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217 viewsSastrugi, sharp irregular grooves or ridges formed on a snow surface by wind erosion, are seen here next to snowmobile tracks during the 2013 Arctic Observing Network (Snownet) project in the North Slope of Alaska.
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217 viewsAWI's self-developed Helicopter EM Sensor, seated on its suspension rack.
Photo Credit: NSIDC Courtesy Andi Pfaffling
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216 viewsAIDJEX 1972 pilot study
Image Credit: National Snow & Ice Data Center
AIDJEX Web site
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216 viewsA close-up of my tent. Inside my tent were bags with all of my gear and a small cot with two sleeping bags.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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216 viewsAnother couple of cargo lines, with Nic in the photo. At the left is the cargo line of our food boxes.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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216 viewsField camp crew check the research plane on standby during the 2013 Arctic Observing Network (Snownet) fieldwork in Alaska.
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215 viewsAIDJEX 1972 pilot study
Image Credit: National Snow & Ice Data Center
AIDJEX Web site
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215 viewsToolik Field Station is marked by this brighly colored sign.
Image courtesy Andrew Slater, NSIDC.
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215 viewsThe sauna room. A few nights during the expedition we would turn on this sauna and heat up this small hallway room to 50° C (122° F), which felt good after a full day out in the cold!
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214 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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214 viewsResearchers check their gear during the 2013 Arctic Observing Network (Snownet) project in Alaska.
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213 viewsEquipment lined up in front of a long magna-probe line.
Image courtesy Andrew Slater, NSIDC.
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