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185 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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185 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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185 viewsNSIDC graduate student Allison Hurley sampling snow depth on the northern slope of Alaska during the 2012 SnowNet expedition. --Credit: NSIDC, Mark Serreze
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185 viewsIcebergs in Beascochea Bay, photographed 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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Life on a Drifting Station184 viewsSunset at a North Pole station. The large antennae are for studying ionospheric processes. Image credit: EWG.
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Ice Hazards184 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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184 viewsFrom left to right:
Matthew Sturm, Sveta Berezovskaya, Art Gelvin, and Christopher Hiemstra
Image courtesy Andrew Slater, NSIDC.
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Drew Slater184 viewsNSIDC Scientist Biography
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184 viewsDuring the ARISE Cruise, the team came across various types of sea ice; pictured here is silver dollar ice.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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Polar Bears183 viewsDogs provided companionship and entertainment for people living in the station camp, and they also alerted the camp when polar bears were present. Here, dogs are approaching a polar bear as it emerges from a lead (crack) in the ice. Image credit: EWG.
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183 viewsThese fluffy dendritic snow crystals were photographed during SnowNet 2009.
Image courtesy Andrew Slater, NSIDC.
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183 viewsThere are very few towns and service stations along the Dalton Highway in Alaska.
Image courtesy Andrew Slater, NSIDC.
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