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194 viewsOne of several aerial shots taken from the AS350 Squirrel.
Photo Credit: NSIDC Courtesy Tony Worby
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Ice Hazards193 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 Instruments193 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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193 viewsAIDJEX 1972 pilot study
Image Credit: NSIDC courtesy Tom Marlar/CRREL
AIDJEX Web site
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193 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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193 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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193 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 viewsScientists lower equipment into a snow pit.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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192 viewsMatthew Sturm rides a snowmobile.
Image courtesy Andrew Slater, NSIDC.
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192 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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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 set up this weather station during the Norwegian-U.S. Scientific Traverse of East Antarctica.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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