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Taking Scientific Measurements152 viewsA ruler measures the ice freeboard, or the height of the ice above the water. Ice draft, on the other hand, is the depth of the ice below the surface of the water. Notice the elongated crystals. Image credit: EWG.
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152 viewsAWI's self-developed Helicopter EM Sensor, seated on its suspension rack.
Photo Credit: NSIDC Courtesy Andi Pfaffling
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152 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
Megadunes Web site
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151 viewsIcebergs in Beascochea Bay, photographed during the 2013 LARISSA Expedition. 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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151 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
Megadunes Web site
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151 viewsTed Scambos (left) and Terry Haran (right) stopping to enjoy the scenery of St. James Walkway.
Image Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
Megadunes Web site
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151 viewsThe crew setting up an Automated Weather Station (AWS).
Image Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
Megadunes Web site
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150 viewsThis photo looks down a fracture in the ice.
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150 viewsAn even closer close-up of the wall of the snow pit, showing a couple of layers in the snow. These particular kinds of layers form when big snow storms occur with strong winds that cause the snow to compact at what was then the surface. Other layers may be caused by melting and refreezing of snow. Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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150 viewsMac Cathles (left) and Zoe Courville (right) carefully removing the ice core sample from the drill.
Image Credit: NSIDC courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer.
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149 viewsResearchers fly over Crane Glacier to look for an area to set up their instruments and an Extreme Ice Survey camera, during the 2013 LARISSA expedition. 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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149 viewsMac Cathles enjoying a day of skiing at Scott Base.
Image Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
Megadunes Web site
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