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185 viewsFrom left: Terry Haran, Ted Scambos, and Thorsten Markus, anticipating their departure on the Aurora Australis from Hobart, Australia.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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Taking Scientific Measurements184 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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184 viewsPhoto by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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184 viewsLou Albershardt carefully working with the ice core drill.
Image Credit: NSIDC courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer.
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Ice Hazards183 viewsHere, melt ponds encroach on many of the buildings in the camp. Sometimes, inflatable boats were used for transportation. Image credit: EWG.
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183 viewsWhile on the expedition, the crew got to see one of those rare phenomena: the southern lights, also named the aurora australis.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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183 viewsTed Scambos on the bride of the Aurora Australis.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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183 viewsOne of several aerial shots taken on the day of the 18th of October from the AS350 Squirrel.
Photo Credit: NSIDC Courtesy Anthony Petty
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182 viewsAIDJEX 1972 pilot study. Pat Martin.
Image Credit: NSIDC courtesy Tom Marlar/CRREL
AIDJEX Web site
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182 viewsPhoto by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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182 viewsResearchers measure snow/firn grain size, as well as the depth of a snow pit.
Image Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
Megadunes Web site
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182 viewsThe Heitronics KT-19.82 thermal radiometer, mounted to the port side rail of the Aurora Australis, to measure the skin temperature of the sea ice.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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