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174 viewsOne of several aerial shots taken on the day of the 18th of October from the AS350 Squirrel.
Photo Credit: NSIDC Courtesy Rachel Marsh
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173 viewsScientists hike the side of the Atigun Gorge.
Image courtesy Andrew Slater, NSIDC.
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173 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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Ice Hazards172 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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172 viewsScientists stand ready to ride away on snowmobiles.
Image courtesy Andrew Slater, NSIDC.
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172 viewsChristopher Hiemstra hikes on Atigun Gorge.
Image courtesy Andrew Slater, NSIDC.
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Life on a Drifting Station171 viewsSunset at a North Pole station. The large antennae are for studying ionospheric processes. Image credit: EWG.
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171 viewsMatthew Sturm rides off on a snowmobile.
Image courtesy Andrew Slater, NSIDC.
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Polar Bears170 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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170 viewsTerry Haran (front) and Ted Scambos (back), hard at work on one of their ice sites.
Photo Credit: NSIDC Courtesy Robert Massom
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Taking Scientific Measurements169 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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169 viewsToolik Field Station is marked by this brighly colored sign.
Image courtesy Andrew Slater, NSIDC.
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