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1049 viewsThe traverse team set up this scientific equipment on the Antarctic Ice Sheet.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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1048 viewsThe old South Pole Station still serves as a storage area.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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1023 viewsPictured here is an example of thin sea ice, glistening beneath the Antarctic sunlight.
Photo Credit: NSIDC Courtesy Anthony Petty
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997 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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992 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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982 viewsThe traverse team came across an abandoned research station on the East Antarctic Ice Sheet.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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968 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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966 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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Sea Ice963 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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961 viewsDriving the caravan across the East Antarctic Ice Sheet was slow, and hard on the eyes.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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961 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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954 viewsThe new South Pole station recently opened, replacing the older dome-shaped station.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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