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200 viewsMuch of northern Alaska is covered in boreal forest and tundra.
Image courtesy Andrew Slater, NSIDC.
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200 viewsKoni and his other graduate students finally arrive from northern Greenland three days after my arrival (bad fog had delayed their departure). This is the plane we leave in together for Swiss Camp, out on the ice sheet: referred to as a twin otter. Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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200 viewsOne of our three snow-mobiles, which we called "ski-doos".
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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200 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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200 viewsOne of several aerial shots taken from the AS350 Squirrel.
Photo Credit: NSIDC Courtesy Tony Worby
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200 viewsLou Albershardt carefully working with the ice core drill.
Image Credit: NSIDC courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer.
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Ice Hazards199 viewsDuring summer, melt ponds posed hazards to the camp. Here, a station member rows an inflatable raft in a melt pond that has formed in the middle of the camp at NP-6. Image credit: EWG.
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Scientific Instruments199 viewsWhen the anchors were not insulated, the snow melted out from around the mast bases, causing them to topple. Image credit: EWG.
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199 viewsAIDJEX 1972 pilot study
Image Credit: NSIDC courtesy Tom Marlar/CRREL
AIDJEX Web site
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199 viewsIllanguau jumps on the the sled as it goes by.
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Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
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199 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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199 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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