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Scientific Instruments173 viewsInstrument masts were insulated using mounds of hay to help keep them upright and prevent the snow from melting out from around them. Image credit: EWG.
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173 viewsThe Alaska pipeline transports crude oil from the North Slope of Alaska to Valdez.
Image courtesy Andrew Slater, NSIDC.
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173 viewsThe shadows get longer as they near Qaanaaq.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
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173 viewsNational Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) Program Manager Ron Weaver and NSIDC Director Mark Serreze at the Green Data Center open house on May 4, 2012 in Boulder, Colorado.—Credit: Natasha Vizcarra/NSIDC
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173 viewsMatt Sturm of the U.S. Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (CRREL) and NSIDC’s Drew Slater discussing sampling strategy on the northern slope of Alaska during the 2012 SnowNet expedition. --Credit: NSIDC, Mark Serreze
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173 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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173 viewsOne of several aerial shots taken from the AS350 Squirrel.
Photo Credit: NSIDC Courtesy Tony Worby
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173 viewsThis in-flight view shows Vega Island.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
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172 viewsAIDJEX 1972 pilot study
Image Credit: NSIDC courtesy Tom Marlar/CRREL
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172 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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172 viewsWhile on the expedition, the crew got to see one of those rare phenomena: the southern lights, also named the aurora australis.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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171 viewsMatthew Sturm rides a snowmobile.
Image courtesy Andrew Slater, NSIDC.
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