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157 viewsLooking down into the 10-meter ice core sample hole.
Image Credit: NSIDC courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer.
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157 viewsMakoto Suwa weighing and taking measurements of the ice core samples.
Image Credit: NSIDC courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer.
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156 viewsResearchers fly over Crane Glacier to look for an area to set up their instruments and an Extreme Ice Survey camera, 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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156 viewsTed Scambos wears goggles and a balaclava to protect his face from the harsh Antarctic weather.
Image Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
Megadunes Web site
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156 viewsRob Bauer stopping for a picture before taking another run down the slope.
Image Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
Megadunes Web site
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156 viewsMakoto Suwa in his science pit.
Image Credit: NSIDC courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer.
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155 viewsToolik Camp sign
Image courtesy Andrew Slater, NSIDC.
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155 viewsWe land at Swiss Camp and line up all our cargo: can you believe that all fit in the plane?? The yellow boxes are filled with food. The silver boxes are filled with instruments, tools, and wires. The bags are our personal gear.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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155 viewsOur pilots for the southern traverse: Jonas and Tomas. Jonas (left) is from Iceland and a legendary pilot in Greenland. Koni has known him for 25 years, back when Jonas was somewhat of a daredevil pilot from the stories Koni told us. Tomas (right) is from Denmark. Both spoke English fairly well.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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155 viewsAn approaching fog bank was the precursor to an intense snow squall that forced a retreat from Leppard Glacier by the remaining field team of seven scientists. 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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155 viewsErin Pettit, Ronald Ross, and Suk Young Yun wait for a helicopter load at Spring Point during the 2013 LARISSA Project. 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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155 viewsAll of the gear and the equipment packed up and ready to be shipped out.
Image Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
Megadunes Web site
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