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Ice Hazards192 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 Instruments192 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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192 viewsAIDJEX 1972 pilot study
Image Credit: NSIDC courtesy Tom Marlar/CRREL
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192 viewsWhile Nic and Russ are off working on the weather station at NASA-SE, I'm digging another snow pit. This one is 2.5 meters (8 feet) deep! At that point, I reached the layer from the previous year's snow surface. 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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192 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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192 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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192 viewsThe AS350 Squirrel (VH-SES) helicopter awaiting its return to the Aurora Australis.
Photo Credit: NSIDC Courtesy Alice O'Connor
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191 viewsScientists lower equipment into a snow pit.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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191 viewsMatthew Sturm rides a snowmobile.
Image courtesy Andrew Slater, NSIDC.
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191 viewsThe shadows get longer as they near Qaanaaq.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
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190 viewsA scientist stands in a snow pit on the Norwegian-U.S. Scientific Traverse of East Antarctica.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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190 viewsArt Gelvin works on equipment during the 2009 SnowNet project.
Image courtesy Andrew Slater, NSIDC.
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