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259 viewsCold winds blowing snow into the Crane Glacier drainage basin during the LARISSA 2013 Project. Above are standing wave lenticular clouds, similar to those seen in Colorado’s Front Range. 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. As changes occur on the ice, the stations will record it in data and pictures. (Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC) Read the expedition blog on http://iceshelf.wordpress.com.
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259 viewsWhile traversing the Ross Sea, the team saw Pennel Bank, shown here.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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258 viewsAIDJEX 1972 pilot study. Pat Martin.
Image Credit: NSIDC courtesy Tom Marlar/CRREL
AIDJEX Web site
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258 viewsMatthew Sturm carves snow blocks in Barrow.
Image courtesy Mark Serreze, NSIDC.
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258 viewsA close-up shot from the helicopter of one of the huge melt lakes.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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258 viewsThe calving front of Crane Glacier is 6 kilometers wide. Note the glacier trim line of past glacier levels on the far side. 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. As changes occur on the ice, the stations will record it in data and pictures. (Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC) Read the expedition blog on http://iceshelf.wordpress.com.
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257 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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257 viewsTerry Haran drilling core samples with the team.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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256 viewsThe newly-built South Pole Station, replaced the old station, a large dome.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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256 viewsOne dog takes an interest in the camera.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
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256 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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256 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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