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broken sea ice1706 viewsSea ice north of Greenland.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Andy Mahoney, NSIDC
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1653 viewsThis view of the Antarctic Ice Sheet remained unchanged during much of the traverse.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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1613 viewsThis in-flight photo shows the edge of the Larsen B Ice Shelf.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
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1580 viewsThis traverse vehicle has a radar for sensing crevasses.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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Antarctica1548 viewsSea ice concentration from the NSIDC Sea Ice Index.
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1538 viewsResearchers stop to check out the snow during the traverse of East Antarctica.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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1475 viewsThe traverse team runs into a group of skiers racing across the Antarctic Ice Sheet.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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1471 viewsTraverse vehicles travel across the East Antarctic Ice Sheet.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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Antarctic Snow Dunes1469 viewsExtensive snow dunes wrinkle the surface of large parts of East and West Antarctica. The dunes are up to 100 kilometers long and separated by 2 to 4 kilometers, but only a few meters high. Comparison of modern satellite images with images acquired four decades earlier reveals that the dunes are nearly motionless.
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1466 viewsSouth Pole station looks tiny when viewed from a distance.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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1455 viewsThis support truck followed the ski race across Antarctica.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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1453 viewsThis Landsat image of Crane Glacier on the Antarctic Peninsula is overlain with ICESat and Airborne Topopgraphic Mapper (ATM) tracks. ATM is a lidar sensor that is now part of the IceBridge mission. Over time, ICESat and ATM measurements, together with visible imagery, can detect thinning of the ice and accelerated flow of ice into the ocean. Large glaciers such as Crane have the potential to contribute significantly to sea level rise.
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