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143 viewsOn the 2009 trip to drill permafrost samples, the researchers’ truck was so loaded with equipment that retrieving anything required a headlong dive into the back. Here, Standford University scientist Lin Liu dives into the truck to retrieve his toothbrush in the morning. (Credit: Kevin Schaefer, NSIDC)
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142 viewsNSIDC Director Mark Serreze poses on the Arctic tundra, during the 2013 Arctic Observing Network (Snownet) project.
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141 viewsResearch volunteer Tim Schaefer, Standford University scientist Lin Liu, and NSIDC senior research scientist Tingjun Zhang drill a permafrost sample south of Deadhorse, Alaska on July 10, 2009. The head nets protect the researchers from the clouds of mosquitoes that continually swarmed around them. (Credit: Kevin Schaefer, NSIDC)
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141 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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140 viewsField camp crew check the research plane on standby during the 2013 Arctic Observing Network (Snownet) fieldwork in Alaska.
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140 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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139 viewsThis picture taken on July 13, 2009 shows a typical borehole after collecting a permafrost core sample. The ice and soil shavings that result from the auger bit used to drill the core sample have a look and consistency of wet concrete (Credit: Kevin Schaefer, NSIDC).
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138 viewsAIDJEX 1972 pilot study. Inside NASA convair 990. W.Campbell at left.
Image Credit: NSIDC courtesy Tom Marlar/CRREL
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138 viewsPart of Brooks Range rises over the distance.
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137 viewsThis plug of turf dug up near Barrow, Alaska shows a typical soil profile in tundra. The vegetation consists of moss and grass. A layer of dark brown organic matter extends down to a depth of 10 centimeters and beneath the organic layer is fine silt (Credit: Elchin Jafarov, NSIDC).
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136 viewsAIDJEX 1972 pilot study. Inside NASA Convair 990, W. (Bill) Campbell at left
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136 viewsAIDJEX 1972 pilot study: Dr.Wilson Goddard
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