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192 viewsAIDJEX 1972 pilot study. Pat Martin.
Image Credit: NSIDC courtesy Tom Marlar/CRREL
AIDJEX Web site
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192 viewsMark Serreze drills holes in the ice.
Image courtesy Mark Serreze, NSIDC.
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192 viewsPhoto by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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192 viewsAnother last photo at Swiss Camp. Notice the ring around the sun. These were common during cloudy skies.
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 viewsResearchers measure snow/firn grain size, as well as the depth of a snow pit.
Image Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
Megadunes Web site
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192 viewsThe all-sky camera, securely attached above the bridge.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Erica Kay
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192 viewsThe Heitronics KT-19.82 thermal radiometer, mounted to the port side rail of the Aurora Australis, to measure the skin temperature of the sea ice.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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192 viewsThe AS350 Squirrel (VH-AFO) airborne for floe-hopping.
Photo Credit: NSIDC Courtesy Tony Worby
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Life on a Drifting Station191 viewsSunset at a North Pole station. The large antennae are for studying ionospheric processes. Image credit: EWG.
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Ice Hazards191 viewsMost of the time, the only way to deliver supplies to the North Pole stations was by plane. Weather conditions in the sky could be just as harsh and extreme as conditions on the ground. Here, a biplane is grounded after an accident near the Kara Sea in 1981. Image credit: EWG.
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Taking Scientific Measurements191 viewsA ruler measures the ice freeboard, or the height of the ice above the water. Ice draft, on the other hand, is the depth of the ice below the surface of the water. Notice the elongated crystals. Image credit: EWG.
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191 viewsMatthew Sturm hangs out on a hillside in Atigun Gorge.
Image courtesy Andrew Slater, NSIDC.
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