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188 viewsScientists lower equipment into a snow pit.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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188 viewsAnother house on the shore of Tasersuatsiaq (Lake Ferguson).

Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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188 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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188 viewsTowards the end of the ARISE Cruise, the Aurora Australis had navigated its way towards Casey Station, Antarctica, but only got close enough to air-lift the designated team to Casey; it was just another part of the journey for that team. Pictured here is Casey Station.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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188 viewsThis in-flight view shows Vega Island.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
IceTrek Web site
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Scientific Instruments187 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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187 viewsAIDJEX 1972 pilot study
Image Credit: NSIDC courtesy Tom Marlar/CRREL
AIDJEX Web site
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187 viewsScientists ride a snowmobile.
Image courtesy Andrew Slater, NSIDC.
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187 viewsDrew Slater hikes during the 2009 snownet project.
Image courtesy Andrew Slater, NSIDC.
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187 viewsFrom left to right
Art Gelvin - CRREL
Matthew Sturm - CRREL (Team Lead)
Sveta Berezovskaya - WERC, Univ. Alaska @ Fairbanks (UAF)
Christopher Hiemstra - CIRA, Colorado State Univ
Image courtesy Andrew Slater, NSIDC.
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187 viewsThe Alaska pipeline transports crude oil from the North Slope of Alaska to Valdez.
Image courtesy Andrew Slater, NSIDC.
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187 viewsMuch of northern Alaska is covered in boreal forest and tundra.
Image courtesy Andrew Slater, NSIDC.
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