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141 viewsA close-up of the wall of the snow pit. You can sort of make out some of the bluish layers that I look for when analyzing a pit.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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141 viewsThis is one in a series of photos of Pengy the stuffed penguin.
This photo is of Pengy in one of the snow pits.
Image Credit: NSIDC courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer.
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141 viewsRob Bauer standing with the S3N Far Dune Flag, not to be misread as "S8N".
Image Credit: NSIDC courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer.
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Ice Hazards140 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.
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Taking Scientific Measurements139 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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139 viewsMakoto Suwa weighing and taking measurements of the ice core samples.
Image Credit: NSIDC courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer.
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Arctic Buildings138 viewsHarsh and extreme arctic conditions required special considerations when trying to build any type of structure. Heavy machinery was used to construct and maintain the runways that allowed planes to deliver supplies. When not used for runways, tractors such as this one would be used for other construction around the camp. Image credit: EWG.
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138 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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Ice Hazards137 viewsDuring summer, melt ponds posed hazards to the camp. Here, a station member rows an inflatable raft in a melt pond that has formed in the middle of the camp at NP-6. Image credit: EWG.
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137 viewsLess cargo on this flight. View from the inside of the plane.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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137 viewsThe crew of the second season of Megadunes.
From rear-left, clockwise: Jeff Severinghaus, Ted Scambos, Makoto Suwa, Mac Cathles, Terry Haran, Zoe Courville.
Image Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
Megadunes Web site
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137 viewsRob Bauer (left) and Terry Haran (right) working on the setup for the Automated Weather Station (AWS).
Image Credit: NSIDC courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer.
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