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196 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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196 viewsScientists lower equipment into a snow pit.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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196 viewsMatthew Sturm looks out over the Atigun Gorge.
Image courtesy Andrew Slater, NSIDC.
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196 viewsThere are very few towns and service stations along the Dalton Highway in Alaska.
Image courtesy Andrew Slater, NSIDC.
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196 viewsKelley Elder of the U.S. Forest Service takes snow samples on the tundra near the Brooks mountain range during the 2012 SnowNet expedition. --Credit: NSIDC, Mark Serreze
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196 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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195 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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195 viewsMatthew Sturm hangs out on a hillside in Atigun Gorge.
Image courtesy Andrew Slater, NSIDC.
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195 viewsNSIDC’s Mark Serreze on the tundra near the Brooks mountain range during the 2012 SnowNet expedition. --Credit: NSIDC, Mark Serreze
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Life on a Drifting Station194 viewsCables leading to the meteorology laboratory at NP-21 supply electricity from a diesel generator. Image credit: EWG.
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Life on a Drifting Station194 viewsGenerators running on diesel fuel provided enough electricity to keep the camp well lit through the long arctic winter. Image credit: EWG.
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Arctic Buildings194 viewsHarsh and extreme arctic conditions required special considerations when trying to build any type of structure. Heavy machinery was used to construct and maintain the runways that allowed planes to deliver supplies. When not used for runways, tractors such as this one would be used for other construction around the camp. Image credit: EWG.
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