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156 viewsThis is all you see wherever you look on the interior of the Greenland ice sheet. Flat and boring as Kansas!
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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156 viewsWe all went on a short helicopter ride from Swiss Camp down to the coast near Jakobshavn glacier. Jay Zwally in foreground. Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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156 viewsDrifts of snow covered the Megadunes team's Scott tents.
Image Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
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156 viewsAn aerial view of the helicopter taking data of the sea ice below.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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Polar Bears155 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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Shari Gearheard155 viewsNSIDC Scientist Biography
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155 viewsRob Bauer (left) and Ted Scambos operate the radar sled during the 2009-2010 LARISSA expedition
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155 viewsThe Aurora Australis at a stand-still while the crew spends the day in the field.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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Life on a Drifting Station154 viewsSunset at a North Pole station. The large antennae are for studying ionospheric processes. Image credit: EWG.
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Ice Hazards154 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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154 viewsOur first stop on the southern traverse at the NASA-SE station. Here we are in the snow accumulation region ("dry snow zone") of Greenland where it rarely experiences any melt. Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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154 viewsThe C-130 aircraft taking off with jet assistance.
Image Credit: NSIDC courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer.
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