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289 viewsScientists observe closely spaced crevasses on Scar Inlet Ice Shelf during the 2013 LARISSA Expedition. The crevasses could fill with melt water during the next warm summer, leading to a possible disintegration event as happened to the main Larsen B in 2002. 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. (Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC) Read the expedition blog on http://iceshelf.wordpress.com.
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289 viewsA minke whale breaches near the R/V Araon 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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289 viewsThe GPR/GPS system broke in the field (notice the hole in the gray), so it rests inside the PolarHaven.
Image Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
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288 viewsOne of a few last shots from Swiss Camp during our cloudy last days there.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.The work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 License.
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288 viewsA researcher measures snow depth during the 2013 Arctic Observing Network (Snownet) project in Alaska's North Slope.
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288 viewsNSIDC Director Mark Serreze poses on the Arctic tundra, during the 2013 Arctic Observing Network (Snownet) project.
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288 viewsSnowshoes are indispensable when setting up instruments to measure snow cover during the 2013 Arctic Observing Network (Snownet) fieldwork in Alaska.
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287 viewsYou Dong Cho directs the helicopter to a landing area near our Spring Point instrument installations 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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287 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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287 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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287 viewsThe crew boarding the C-130 "Spirit of Freedom".
Image Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
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