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159 viewsKelley Elder of the U.S. Forest Service examining depthoar crystals on the northern slope of Alaska during the 2012 SnowNet expedition. --Credit: NSIDC, Mark Serreze
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159 viewsCRREL’s Matt Sturm and team examining snow crystals on the northern slope of Alaska during the 2012 SnowNet expedition. --Credit: NSIDC, Mark Serreze
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159 viewsThe Heitronics KT-19.82 thermal radiometer, mounted to the port side rail of the Aurora Australis, to measure the skin temperature of the sea ice.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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159 viewsThis in-flight view shows Vega Island.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
IceTrek Web site
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Ice Hazards158 views"Pedestaling" occurs in summer because structures shade the ice and snow beneath from the sun's heat. Although this supply bag offers an example on a small scale, pedestaling frequently occurred around buildings and large structures. Image credit: EWG.
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Polar Bears158 viewsThis station member was just climbing around on the ridges and hummocks of the ice floe, but, like all who ventured away from camp, he carried a rifle for protection from polar bears. Image credit: EWG.
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Scientific Instruments158 viewsA closer view of the instrument array at NP-21. The camp buildings in the background are just visible through the blowing snow. Image credit: EWG.
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158 viewsFrom left to right:
Christopher Hiemstra, Mark Serreze, Sveta Berezovskaya, and Art Gelvin
Image courtesy Andrew Slater, NSIDC.
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158 viewsIllanguau jumps on the the sled as it goes by.
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Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
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158 viewsRaven has left its prints in the snow.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
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158 viewsThe last station that we serviced on the southern traverse was at Dye-2, the location of an abandoned U.S. military base, visible in this photo with the white-domed roof. This building used to hold 200+ soldiers in the during the Cold War and was eventually abandoned.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.The work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 License.
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158 viewsThe Megadunes team set up Scott and Endurance tents near TAM camp.
Image Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
Megadunes Web site
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