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141 viewsA view of the Brooks mountain range on the northern slope of Alaska during the 2012 SnowNet expedition. --Credit: NSIDC, Mark Serreze
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141 viewsAn aerial view of the helicopter taking data of the sea ice below.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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Scientific Instruments140 viewsStation members were responsible for recording measurements from a variety of different instruments. Shown here is an array of meteorological instruments at NP-21. From left are the instrument for solar radiation measurement (pyranometer, albedometer, actinometer and balancemeter), the shelter housing thermometers for air temperature and humidity and the hair hygrometer, the precipitation gauge (Tetrakov type), and the anemometer, which is mounted on a mast at 10 meters. Image credit: EWG.
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140 viewsA close-up shot from the helicopter of another huge melt lake.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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140 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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Polar Bears139 viewsThe three dogs try to prevent the polar bear from coming out of the water, but the bear moves quickly and escapes into the icy terrain. Image credit: EWG.
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139 viewsKelley Elder of the U.S. Forest Service takes snow samples on the tundra near the Brooks mountain range during the 2012 SnowNet expedition. --Credit: NSIDC, Mark Serreze
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138 viewsOne of several aerial shots taken on the day of the 18th of October from the AS350 Squirrel.
Photo Credit: NSIDC Courtesy Rachel Marsh
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137 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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137 viewsView from the plane (another 'twin otter') down onto the ice sheet during our flight south.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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136 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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Scientific Instruments135 viewsInstrument masts were insulated using mounds of hay to help keep them upright and prevent the snow from melting out from around them. Image credit: EWG.
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