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245 viewsWe land at Swiss Camp and line up all our cargo: can you believe that all fit in the plane?? The yellow boxes are filled with food. The silver boxes are filled with instruments, tools, and wires. The bags are our personal gear.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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245 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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245 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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245 viewsA close-up of the snow pit in the previous photo. At Swiss Camp this year, there were 1.2 meters (3.9 feet) of new snow that had accumulated in the past year that I had to dig through before reaching the hard, frozen ice of the ice sheet below. Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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Polis tweets NSIDC245 viewsLesley Smith of the Boulder Valley School Board of Education and Lisa Morzel of the Boulder City Council with U.S. Representative Jared Polis, at the Green Data Center open house on May 4, 2012 in Boulder. Polis tweets, "At @NSIDC ribbon cutting 4 new green data center, 70 % less energy use, did u know data ctrs use as much energy as 6 million households?" —Credit: Natasha Vizcarra/National Snow and Ice Data Center
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244 viewsAIDJEX 1972 pilot study
Image Credit: National Snow & Ice Data Center
AIDJEX Web site
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244 viewsMark Serreze drills holes in the ice.
Image courtesy Mark Serreze, NSIDC.
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244 viewsChristopher Hiemstra hikes on Atigun Gorge.
Image courtesy Andrew Slater, NSIDC.
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244 viewsTundra bugs are always curious about permafrost researchers. (Kevin Schaefer, NSIDC)
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243 viewsScientists hike the side of the Atigun Gorge.
Image courtesy Andrew Slater, NSIDC.
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243 viewsSmall ices lenses are common in permafrost, as seen in this typical permafrost core drilled near Deadhorse, Alaska on August 17, 2012. (Credit: Kevin Schaefer, NSIDC)
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243 viewsMartin Truffer and Erin Pettit, of UAF, work in the tent during the LARISSA expedition.
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