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1348 viewsTed Scambos smiles from the driver's seat of one of the traverse vehicles.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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1329 viewsLead, AIDJEX pilot study.
Image Credit: National Snow & Ice Data Center
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1319 viewsSouth Pole station sits on stilts to keep it from getting buried in drifting snow.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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1317 viewsAntarctica is covered with ice--much of it in the form of glaciers and ice streams.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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1304 viewsThis image shows the annual climatology melt for 2007 from Greenland Ice Sheet Melt Characteristics Derived from Passive Microwave Data.
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1283 viewsSomeone set up a Christmas tree at the South Pole.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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1283 viewsThe traverse team set up this scientific equipment on the Antarctic Ice Sheet.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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ICESat/GLAS tracks over Hektoria Glacier, Antarctica1279 viewsThis figure shows an image map of three ICESat/GLAS tracks from the eight-day missions that were used to investigate the response of Hektoria Glacier in the Antarctic Peninsula to the loss of the Larsen B Ice Shelf in March of 2002. The three tracks cross the lower portion of the glacier at an angle. In dark blue are contours showing the level of speed increase in meters per day since breakup of the shelf.
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1254 viewsThe traverse team set up this scientific equipment on the Antarctic Ice Sheet.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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1253 viewsScientists dig a snow pit during the Norwegian-U.S. Scientific Traverse of East Antarctica.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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1202 viewsThe researchers stayed in tents while conducting some studies away from the traverse vehicles.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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1200 viewsThe traverse team set up this scientific equipment on the Antarctic Ice Sheet.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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