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191 viewsCaribou pass by on frozen tundra.
Image courtesy Andrew Slater, NSIDC.
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191 viewsThere are very few towns and service stations along the Dalton Highway in Alaska.
Image courtesy Andrew Slater, NSIDC.
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191 viewsThe team takes a last break before home.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
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191 viewsRaven has left its prints in the snow.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
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191 viewsInside the twin otter plane. On the left is Dr. Nicolas Cullen, from New Zealand, who recently completed his Ph.D. with Koni. Next to him is Russell Huff, from western Colorado, who is working on his Ph.D. with Koni. To Russ right with the video camera is Andy Revkin, a reporter from the New York Times. Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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Polar Bears190 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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190 viewsThese fluffy dendritic snow crystals were photographed during SnowNet 2009.
Image courtesy Andrew Slater, NSIDC.
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190 viewsFrom left to right:
Matthew Sturm, Sveta Berezovskaya, Art Gelvin, and Christopher Hiemstra
Image courtesy Andrew Slater, NSIDC.
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190 viewsView from the plane (another 'twin otter') down onto the ice sheet during our flight south.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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189 viewsScientists stand ready to ride away on snowmobiles.
Image courtesy Andrew Slater, NSIDC.
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189 viewsIllanguau jumps on the the sled as it goes by.
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189 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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