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125 viewsKevin Schaefer drains his mud boots after a day of sloshing through wet tundra. (Kevin Schaefer, NSIDC)
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125 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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122 viewsResearchers check their gear during the 2013 Arctic Observing Network (Snownet) project in Alaska.
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122 viewsThe crew from the Aurora Australis.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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121 viewsDriving the Dalton Highway on August 15, 2012 becomes difficult as visibility drops to zero on Atigun Pass in the Brooks Range, Alaska. (Credit: Kevin Schaefer, NSIDC)
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121 viewsThe Alaska pipeline follows the Dalton Highway in the Brooks Range in this photo taken on August 15, 2012. The pipeline connects the oil fields at Prudhoe Bay with the tanker facilities in Valdez, a distance of over 800 miles. (Credit: Kevin Schaefer, NSIDC)
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120 viewsTerry Haran, finally back on land, crawling out of Wineglass Bay after such a long journey.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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119 viewsSnowmobiles stand by at field camp during the 2013 Arctic Observing Network (Snownet) project in Alaska's North Slope.
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119 viewsThe team is about to depart in the AS350 Squirrel helicopter.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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118 viewsAn aerial artistic image taken by Dr. Tony Worby.
Photo Credit: NSIDC Courtesy Tony Worby
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117 viewsTingjun Zhang, Alessio Gusmeroli, Lin Liu, and Tim Schaefer check gear before starting a new survey of active layer depth using ground penetrating radar on August 16, 2012. Zhang holds the radar controller while the yellow antenna rests at his feet next to a spool of survey line. (Credit: Kevin Schaefer, NSIDC)
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117 viewsLin Liu and Andy Persekian take a dip during a break from data gathering. (Credit: Kevin Schaefer, NSIDC)
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