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133 viewsAndy Persekian, Lin Liu, Elchin Jafarov, and Kevin Schaefer pose next to whale bones at the Welcome to Barrow, Alaska sign. (Credit: Elchin Jafarov, NSIDC)
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133 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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133 viewsResearchers prepare to travel with their instruments using snowmobiles and sleds during the 2013 Arctic Observing Network (Snownet) project in Alaska.
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133 viewsKevin Schaefer and Lin Liu photograph and wrap permafrost core samples on August 17, 2012 while Alessio Gusmeroli and Tim Schaefer drill more permafrost core samples. (Credit: Tingjun Zhang, NSIDC)
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133 viewsDawn finds Kevin Schaefer and Tim Schaefer still sleeping at camp near the Sagavanirktok River south of Deadhorse, Alaska on August 16, 2012. Mud makes the trucks appear brown, although their true colors are red and blue (Credit: Tingjun Zhang, NSIDC).
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132 viewsAlessio Gusmeroli models his new turf top hat after drilling a permafrost core near Deadhorse, Alaska on August 17, 2012). (Credit: Tingjun Zhang, NSIDC)
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131 viewsThis permafrost core extracted from a depth of 1.5 meters on August 20, 2012 near Toolik Lake, Alaska has been frozen for thousands of years, yet green moss is visible at the 9 centimeter mark. (Credit: Kevin Schaefer, NSIDC)
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130 viewsBrooks Range provides a backdrop for instruments used in snow cover measurement during the 2013 Arctic Observing Network (Snownet) fieldwork in Alaska.
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130 viewsNina Brudermann releasing one of her balloons into the sky; each balloon has an insulated video camera attached.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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129 viewsAIDJEX 1972 pilot study. Inside NASA convair 990. W.Campbell at left.
Image Credit: NSIDC courtesy Tom Marlar/CRREL
AIDJEX Web site
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Walt Meier129 viewsNSIDC Scientist Biography
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129 viewsNSIDC Director Mark Serreze poses on the Arctic tundra, during the 2013 Arctic Observing Network (Snownet) project.
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