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191 viewsArt Gelvin works on equipment during the 2009 SnowNet project.
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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191 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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Arctic Buildings190 viewsAround some buildings in the summertime, "pedestaling" occurs because structures shade the ice and snow beneath from the sun's heat. Each subsequent summer adds to the height of the pedestal. This building on NP-22 reached 5 meters in height after seven years. Image credit: EWG.
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190 viewsScientist rejoices at the top of Atigun Gorge.
Image courtesy Andrew Slater, NSIDC.
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190 viewsPhoto by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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190 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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190 viewsResearchers measure snow/firn grain size, as well as the depth of a snow pit.
Image Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
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190 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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190 viewsTed Scambos on the bride of the Aurora Australis.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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190 viewsOne of several aerial shots taken on the day of the 18th of October from the AS350 Squirrel.
Photo Credit: NSIDC Courtesy Anthony Petty
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Arctic Buildings189 viewsDue to changes in the ice floe surface, it was not uncommon for camps to relocate to more stable ground. This photograph was taken during the rebuilding of the camp NP-22 in 1980. Aluminum tent poles are at the right, and an overturned boat is at the left. Image credit: EWG.
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