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121 viewsLin Liu checks the day's data at basecamp. (Credit: Kevin Schaefer, NSIDC)
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121 viewsResearchers prepare their snowmobiles during the 2013 Arctic Observing Network (Snownet) field project in Alaska's North Slope.
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permafrost, nsidc, kevin schaefer, alaska, barrow120 viewsKevin Schaefer pulls a ground penetrating radar unit through the tundra near Barrow, Alaska on August 14, 2013 to measure the active layer depth. The radar unit (in the box) emits a pulse which reflects off the permafrost to measure the active layer depth, which is recorded in the computer held by Andy Parsekian (Credit: Elchin Jafarov, NSIDC).
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120 viewsThe Alaska Pipeline transports oil 800 miles from the North Slope to Valdez, Alaska.
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