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149 viewsAfter taking down the station in the previous photo, we fly back to Swiss Camp. This is a view from the helicopter of camp. Really shows how camp is just a small speck out on the vast Greenland ice sheet. Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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149 viewsAnother view of Nic making measurements in the snow (temperature and density profiles) and Koni steam-drilling. The wooden box contains batteries that run the instruments on the weather station.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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149 viewsA snow pit that I dug and analyzed at Swiss Camp. It was one of my primary duties to dig and analyze snow pits at the various sites we visited.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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149 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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148 viewsAIDJEX 1972 pilot study
Image Credit: National Snow & Ice Data Center
AIDJEX Web site
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148 viewsClose-up of the sled with the propane for the steam drill as we work on clearing snow and ice from around Swiss Camp (Nic is in the background). Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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148 viewsDinner and a glass of wine after a hard days' work! Cheers!
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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148 viewsA homemade chess set that Russ and I made from nuts, bolts, Triscuits, and Ritz crackers.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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148 viewsTed Scambos tests out some of the camping gear for the IceTrek expedition.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
IceTrek Web site
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147 viewsAIDJEX 1972 pilot study
Image Credit: National Snow & Ice Data Center
AIDJEX Web site
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147 viewsAIDJEX 1972 pilot study. Inside NASA CV990
Image Credit: National Snow & Ice Data Center
AIDJEX Web site
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