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132 viewsAIDJEX 1972 pilot study
Image Credit: National Snow & Ice Data Center
AIDJEX Web site
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132 viewsThis display shows the gear required for surviving in Antarctic weather
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132 viewsView of Swiss Camp from the helicopter.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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132 viewsView of Swiss Camp from the helicopter.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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132 viewsErin Pettit, Ronald Ross, and Suk Young Yun wait for a helicopter load at Spring Point during the 2013 LARISSA Project. 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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132 viewsTed Scambos tests out some of the camping gear for the IceTrek expedition.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
IceTrek Web site
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131 viewsAIDJEX 1972 pilot study
Image Credit: National Snow & Ice Data Center
AIDJEX Web site
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131 viewsView of Swiss Camp from the helicopter.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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131 viewsAnother view of us working on this weather station. Nic is making measurements of the snow at the left, Koni is steam-drilling, and Betsy Kolbert is observing.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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131 viewsA close-up of the snow pit in the previous photo. At Swiss Camp this year, there were 1.2 meters (3.9 feet) of new snow that had accumulated in the past year that I had to dig through before reaching the hard, frozen ice of the ice sheet below. Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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131 viewsNic shoveling snow away from around the Swiss Camp tents.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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131 viewsAll done! After two days of work, you can now actually see the wooden platform that Swiss Camp rests on. Hopefully when all of the surrounding snow melts this summer, it will now flow down this platform and away from the tents.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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