Close

Service Interruption

The NSIDC Web site and data services are currently having intermittent problems and may be unavailable. We are working to restore these services as soon as possible and apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. Please contact NSIDC User Services for assistance.

 

Most viewed - Images by project
larissa2009-2010_scambosetal_heli.JPG
144 viewsLARISSA researchers prepare to take off for a trip to the peninsula
Maurer_Greenland_2004_048.jpg
144 viewsA close-up of my tent. Inside my tent were bags with all of my gear and a small cot with two sleeping bags.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
Maurer_Greenland_2004_088.jpg
144 viewsOur pilots for the southern traverse: Jonas and Tomas. Jonas (left) is from Iceland and a legendary pilot in Greenland. Koni has known him for 25 years, back when Jonas was somewhat of a daredevil pilot from the stories Koni told us. Tomas (right) is from Denmark. Both spoke English fairly well.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
TS_03_Ski2.JPG
144 viewsRob Bauer stopping for a picture before taking another run down the slope.
Image Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
Megadunes Web site
Maurer_Greenland_2004_046.jpg
143 viewsThe sauna room. A few nights during the expedition we would turn on this sauna and heat up this small hallway room to 50° C (122° F), which felt good after a full day out in the cold!
Maurer_Greenland_2004_077.jpg
143 viewsAnother close-up of the snow pit. You can see the floor of the pit better in this shot where there is darker ice. The yellow strip is a measuring tape.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
04_ice_hazards_07.jpg
Ice Hazards142 viewsWhen a pond melts, a whirlpool forms, emptying the pond in minutes. This photograph of a melt pond whirlpool is from NP-6. Image credit: EWG.
06_polar_bears_02.jpg
Polar Bears142 viewsHere the dogs investigate the polar bear as the polar bear retreats. Image credit: EWG.
larissa2009-2010_pettittruffer_crampedtent.JPG
142 viewsMartin Truffer and Erin Pettit, of UAF, work in the tent during the LARISSA expedition.
Maurer_Greenland_2004_044.jpg
142 viewsSwiss Camp as it appears when we first arrive.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
NSIDC_GDC_OpenHouse_e.jpg
142 viewsUniversity and community leaders celebrate the Green Data Center with NSIDC staff on May 4, 2012 in Boulder. Colorado. First row, left to right: Jeanne Behnke, Science Operations Manager at NASA's Earth Science Data and Information System; Emily Jasiak, Louisville City Council; Lesley Smith, outreach staff at the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES); Deb Gardner, Boulder County Commissioner; Frances Draper, University of Colorado Vice Chancellor for Strategic Relations;
Lisa Morzel, Boulder City Council; and U.S. Representative Jared Polis. —Credit: Natasha Vizcarra/NSIDC
TS_02_FSTP01.JPG
142 viewsThe Megadunes team learns about field safety during a training session at McMurdo Station.
Image Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
Megadunes Web site
1151 files on 96 page(s)

Browse Galleries

View Index for All Albums

Help/FAQ

Photo & Image Gallery FAQ

Questions or comments about the NSIDC Photo Gallery? Contact the NSIDC User Services Office.

Look up snow and ice related words and terminology in our Cryosphere Glossary

Visit our Education Center to learn more about snow, ice, glaciers, frozen ground, and research in cold regions.

Read about Scientists at NSIDC