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207 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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207 viewsCRREL’s Matt Sturm and team examining snow crystals on the northern slope of Alaska during the 2012 SnowNet expedition. --Credit: NSIDC, Mark Serreze
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207 viewsResearchers fly over Crane Glacier to look for an area to set up their instruments and an Extreme Ice Survey camera, during the 2013 LARISSA expedition. 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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207 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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207 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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207 viewsOne of several aerial shots taken from the AS350 Squirrel.
Photo Credit: NSIDC Courtesy Tony Worby
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206 viewsMatthew Sturm and Art Gelvin remove equipment from the SnowStar.
Image courtesy Andrew Slater, NSIDC.
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206 viewsIllanguau jumps on the the sled as it goes by.
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Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
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206 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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206 viewsIcebergs in Beascochea Bay, photographed during the 2013 LARISSA Expedition. 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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206 viewsA view of the stormy Ross Sea.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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206 viewsTed Scambos, taking a break with the emperor penguins.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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