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1134 viewsThe traverse team set up this scientific equipment on the Antarctic Ice Sheet.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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Emmons Glacier1124 viewsEmmons Glacier, 22 September 1966, photographed by Austin Post.
Image Credit: Courtesy NSIDC Glacier Photo Collection
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1111 viewsPictured here is an example of thin sea ice, glistening beneath the Antarctic sunlight.
Photo Credit: NSIDC Courtesy Anthony Petty
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1105 viewsOne of the most studied and interesting ice streams in Antarctica, Ice Stream B shows a number of features that indicate past changes and ongoing evolution. In this subscene the upstream ends of several ice stream shear margins are highlighted. Characteristic crevasse patterns, nicknamed "chromosomes," mark the ends of several of these margin traces.
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1084 viewsScientists set up these measurement devices during the Norwegian-U.S. Scientific Traverse of East Antarctica.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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1083 viewsScientists set up these measurement devices during the Norwegian-U.S. Scientific Traverse of East Antarctica.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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Sea Ice1081 viewsArctic sea ice image produced from daily-averaged QuikSCAT sigma-0 measurements from NASA SCP Arctic and Antarctic Ice Extent from QuikSCAT, 1999-2004 Dataset.
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1074 viewsThe traverse team came across an abandoned research station on the East Antarctic Ice Sheet.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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1065 viewsThis map shows the spatial distribution of the rate of elevation change from the Elevation Change of the Southern Greenland Ice Sheet from 1978-1988 data set. The data was acquired from Seasat and Geosat radar altimeter data. It shows a 2000 m surface elevation contour, the ice divide, and the locations of nine shallow and three deeper ice cores in the study area.
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1052 viewsThe new South Pole station recently opened, replacing the older dome-shaped station.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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1051 viewsThis was the first sun set that the traverse team saw over the East Antarctic Ice Sheet.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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1050 viewsThis photo was taken during a flight over the Antarctic Ice Sheet. Bird Glacier lurks in the background, with Darwin Glacier in the foreground.
Image Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
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