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Arctic Buildings122 viewsDue to changes in the ice floe surface, it was not uncommon for camps to relocate to more stable ground. This photograph was taken during the rebuilding of the camp NP-22 in 1980. Aluminum tent poles are at the right, and an overturned boat is at the left. Image credit: EWG.
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Scientific Instruments122 viewsWhen the anchors were not insulated, the snow melted out from around the mast bases, causing them to topple. Image credit: EWG.
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122 viewsChris Hiemstra prepares to take a GPS measurement.
Image courtesy Andrew Slater, NSIDC.
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122 viewsImage courtesy Andrew Slater, NSIDC.
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122 viewsKoni using the steam drill to make a new hole for the leaning weather station. Sitting above the pit in purple is Elizabeth (Betsy) Kolbert from The New Yorker magazine, who came out for a week to experience research in Greenland and to interview Koni for a three-piece article called, "The Climate of Man". Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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122 viewsThe Megadunes team learns about field safety during a training session at McMurdo Station.
Image Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
Megadunes Web site
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Taking Scientific Measurements121 viewsDetermining instrument location by theodolite. A theodolite is a high-precision surveying instrument. Because the ice floes rotated and changed in topography as they drifted, undergoing freezing and thawing, station members needed to regularly determine the position of the instruments relative to each other and to North. Image credit: EWG.
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121 viewsResearchers pulled the LIDAR rig on this SnowStar Sled.
Image courtesy Andrew Slater, NSIDC.
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121 viewsSnowmobiles wait at the bottom of a hill.
Image courtesy Andrew Slater, NSIDC.
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121 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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121 viewsMakoto Suwa weighing and taking measurements of the ice core samples.
Image Credit: NSIDC courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer.
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