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Arctic Buildings142 viewsHarsh and extreme arctic conditions required special considerations when trying to build any type of structure. Heavy machinery was used to construct and maintain the runways that allowed planes to deliver supplies. When not used for runways, tractors such as this one would be used for other construction around the camp. Image credit: EWG.
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142 viewsMartin Truffer and Erin Pettit, of UAF, work in the tent during the LARISSA expedition.
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142 viewsSwiss Camp as it appears when we first arrive.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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142 viewsAll of the gear and the equipment packed up and ready to be shipped out.
Image Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
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142 viewsThis is one in a series of photos of Pengy the stuffed penguin.
This photo is of Pengy in one of the snow pits.
Image Credit: NSIDC courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer.
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Life on a Drifting Station141 viewsGenerators running on diesel fuel provided enough electricity to keep the camp well lit through the long arctic winter. Image credit: EWG.
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141 viewsMark Serreze cruises on a snowmobile.
Image courtesy Andrew Slater, NSIDC.
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141 viewsA close-up of the wall of the snow pit. You can sort of make out some of the bluish layers that I look for when analyzing a pit.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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141 viewsRob Bauer standing with the S3N Far Dune Flag, not to be misread as "S8N".
Image Credit: NSIDC courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer.
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Life on a Drifting Station140 viewsCables leading to the meteorology laboratory at NP-21 supply electricity from a diesel generator. Image credit: EWG.
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140 viewsMark Serreze snowshoes en route to a personal best of 3001 probe points.
Image courtesy Andrew Slater, NSIDC.
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139 viewsImage courtesy Andrew Slater, NSIDC.
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