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148 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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Ice Hazards147 viewsMost of the time, the only way to deliver supplies to the North Pole stations was by plane. Weather conditions in the sky could be just as harsh and extreme as conditions on the ground. Here, a biplane is grounded after an accident near the Kara Sea in 1981. Image credit: EWG.
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Ice Hazards147 viewsA small lead (or crack in the ice) has opened in the foreground. New leads, which form under wind stress when the ice diverges, were a constant threat to the camps. Camps often had to be relocated due to the sudden appearance of an ice lead through the middle of the camp (unless the crack appeared during summer and was simply a melt channel). Image credit: EWG.
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147 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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147 viewsTed Scambos wears goggles and a balaclava to protect his face from the harsh Antarctic weather.
Image Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
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147 viewsMac Cathles enjoying a day of skiing at Scott Base.
Image Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
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147 viewsMakoto Suwa weighing and taking measurements of the ice core samples.
Image Credit: NSIDC courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer.
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146 viewsWe land at Swiss Camp and line up all our cargo: can you believe that all fit in the plane?? The yellow boxes are filled with food. The silver boxes are filled with instruments, tools, and wires. The bags are our personal gear.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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146 viewsLooking down into the 10-meter ice core sample hole.
Image Credit: NSIDC courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer.
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146 viewsMakoto Suwa in his science pit.
Image Credit: NSIDC courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer.
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Life on a Drifting Station145 viewsSunset at a North Pole station. The large antennae are for studying ionospheric processes. Image credit: EWG.
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145 viewsAnother couple of cargo lines, with Nic in the photo. At the left is the cargo line of our food boxes.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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