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154 viewsThe snowmobiles dragging the GPR/GPS system.
Image Credit: NSIDC courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer.
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153 viewsRob Bauer (left) and Ted Scambos operate the radar sled during the 2009-2010 LARISSA expedition
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153 viewsAn aerial view of the helicopter taking data of the sea ice below.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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153 viewsOne of several snow pits created during the expedition.
Image Credit: NSIDC courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer.
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Taking Scientific Measurements152 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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152 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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152 viewsOur first stop on the southern traverse at the NASA-SE station. Here we are in the snow accumulation region ("dry snow zone") of Greenland where it rarely experiences any melt. Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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Life on a Drifting Station151 viewsRecreation could include climbing the large ridges and hummocks on the ice station floe. These often reached 10 meters in height. During excursions like this, one of the men would typically carry a rifle for protection against polar bears. Image credit: EWG.
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Scientific Instruments151 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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151 viewsMe on a ski-doo before my first ski-doo trip.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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151 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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150 viewsThe Royal Society Range in Antarctica rises to 4000 meters (13,000 feet) at its highest point.
Image Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
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