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142 viewsA researcher measures snow depth during the 2013 Arctic Observing Network (Snownet) project in Alaska's North Slope.
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142 viewsSnowshoes are indispensable when setting up instruments to measure snow cover during the 2013 Arctic Observing Network (Snownet) fieldwork in Alaska.
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141 viewsSteve Ackley AIDJEX 1972 pilot study
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141 views1972 pilot study: "Bam's Hut." Arne Arneberg "the human forklift", at left.
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141 viewsAIDJEX 1972 pilot study
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141 viewsKevin Schaefer uses a hammer to pound a soil sample tube into the ground near Barrow, Alaska on August 13, 2013. (Credit: Elchin Jafarov, NSIDC).
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141 viewsScientists observe closely spaced crevasses on Scar Inlet Ice Shelf during the 2013 LARISSA Expedition. The crevasses could fill with melt water during the next warm summer, leading to a possible disintegration event as happened to the main Larsen B in 2002. The Larsen Ice Shelf System, Antarctica (LARISSA) Project is a large, interdisciplinary, multi-institute study to explore every aspect of the deteriorating Larsen Ice Shelf region in Antarctica. (Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC) Read the expedition blog on http://iceshelf.wordpress.com.
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141 viewsSuk Young Yun and Won Sang Lee wait for a helicopter load at Spring Point during the 2013 LARISSA Project. The Larsen Ice Shelf System, Antarctica (LARISSA) Project is a large, interdisciplinary, multi-institute study to explore every aspect of the deteriorating Larsen Ice Shelf region in Antarctica. Participating researchers set up instruments on the glaciers that feed into the remaining portion of the Larsen ice shelf. As changes occur on the ice, the stations will record it in data and pictures. (Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC) Read the expedition blog on http://iceshelf.wordpress.com.
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141 viewsTingjun Zhang drags the antenna for the ground penetrating radar while Alessio Gusmeroli records the active layer depth readings on August 16, 2012. (Credit: Tingjun Zhang, NSIDC).
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140 viewsAIDJEX 1972 pilot study. Rolf Bjornerd, field manager
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140 viewsKen Hunkins AIDJEX 1972 pilot study.
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140 viewsScientists observe closely spaced crevasses on Scar Inlet Ice Shelf during the 2013 LARISSA Expedition. The crevasses could fill with melt water during the next warm summer, leading to a possible disintegration event as happened to the main Larsen B in 2002. The Larsen Ice Shelf System, Antarctica (LARISSA) Project is a large, interdisciplinary, multi-institute study to explore every aspect of the deteriorating Larsen Ice Shelf region in Antarctica. (Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC) Read the expedition blog on http://iceshelf.wordpress.com.
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