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255 viewsView from the helicopter. Notice all the bright blue rivers and ponds/lakes of melt water that form on the ice sheet down near the coast. The coastal mountains in the distance are near Disko Bay. Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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255 viewsThe crew heading back aboard the Aurora Australis after a long day of working in the field.
Courtesy Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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Ice Hazards254 viewsMost of the time, the only way to deliver supplies to the North Pole stations was by plane. Weather conditions in the sky could be just as harsh and extreme as conditions on the ground. Here, a biplane is grounded after an accident near the Kara Sea in 1981. Image credit: EWG.
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253 viewsAIDJEX 1972 pilot study
Image Credit: NSIDC courtesy Tom Marlar/CRREL
AIDJEX Web site
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253 viewsDrew Slater hikes during the 2009 snownet project.
Image courtesy Andrew Slater, NSIDC.
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253 viewsOne dog takes an interest in the camera.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
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253 viewsA man breaks off a chunk of frozen halibut.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
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253 viewsA caribou that I spotted on a hike. There were also herds of musk-oxen that I could not get close enough to photograph, which are the other primary meat source in Greenland.

Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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253 viewsDrifts of snow covered the Megadunes team's Scott tents.
Image Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
Megadunes Web site
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252 viewsTeam Magna-Probe
From 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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252 viewsShari takes a turn at driving Toku's team.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
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252 viewsQaanaaq comes within view of the dogsled teams.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
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