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185 viewsA very nice couple from Montana, Mark and Lou, live at Dye-2 in this small, black tent from April to August every year to maintain the air strip for the U.S. Air National Guard mentioned in the previous photo.
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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185 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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185 viewsA view of the stormy Ross Sea.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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Ice Hazards184 viewsDuring summer, moving around camp became difficult, as melting snow formed large puddles (melt ponds) and channels everywhere. Image credit: EWG.
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Scientific Instruments184 viewsA close-up view of a pyranometer, which measures diffuse solar radiation. Image credit: EWG.
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184 viewsPhoto by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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184 viewsFrom left: Terry Haran, Ted Scambos, and Thorsten Markus, anticipating their departure on the Aurora Australis from Hobart, Australia.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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Taking Scientific Measurements183 viewsDetermining instrument location by theodolite. A theodolite is a high-precision surveying instrument. Because the ice floes rotated and changed in topography as they drifted, undergoing freezing and thawing, station members needed to regularly determine the position of the instruments relative to each other and to North. Image credit: EWG.
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California Dreamin183 viewsSierra Nevada mountains, CA. Near Mammoth. Backcountry
skiing.
Image Credit: Courtesy Lynn French, NSIDC.
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183 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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182 viewsAIDJEX 1972 pilot study. Pat Martin.
Image Credit: NSIDC courtesy Tom Marlar/CRREL
AIDJEX Web site
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182 viewsMatthew Sturm rides a snowmobile.
Image courtesy Andrew Slater, NSIDC.
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