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199 viewsAmy Leventer of Colgate College and Ronald Ross install an Extreme Ice Survey camera at Spring Point overlooking the Cayley Glacier calving front to the east, with the R/V Araon in the foreground. The Larsen Ice Shelf System, Antarctica (LARISSA) Project is a large, interdisciplinary, multi-institute study to explore every aspect of the deteriorating Larsen Ice Shelf region in Antarctica. Participating researchers set up instruments on the glaciers that feed into the remaining portion of the Larsen ice shelf. (Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC) Read the expedition blog on http://iceshelf.wordpress.com.
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199 viewsThe Aurora Australis navigating through a field of pancake ice.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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199 viewsAn excellent example of a pressure ridge on sea ice.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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199 viewsThis in-flight view shows Vega Island.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
IceTrek Web site
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Life on a Drifting Station198 viewsRecreation could include climbing the large ridges and hummocks on the ice station floe. These often reached 10 meters in height. During excursions like this, one of the men would typically carry a rifle for protection against polar bears. Image credit: EWG.
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Ice Hazards197 viewsDuring summer, moving around camp became difficult, as melting snow formed large puddles (melt ponds) and channels everywhere. Image credit: EWG.
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Ice Hazards197 viewsHere, melt ponds encroach on many of the buildings in the camp. Sometimes, inflatable boats were used for transportation. Image credit: EWG.
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Scientific Instruments197 viewsAn IVO device for measuring the base height of cloud cover. IVO is the Russian abbreviation for this instrument. Image credit: EWG.
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197 viewsAlan Gill AIDJEX 1972 pilot study.
Image Credit: National Snow & Ice Data Center
AIDJEX Web site
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197 viewsScientists lower equipment into a snow pit
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197 viewsFrom left to right:
Christopher Hiemstra, Mark Serreze, Sveta Berezovskaya, and Art Gelvin
Image courtesy Andrew Slater, NSIDC.
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197 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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