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285 viewsScientists lower equipment into a snow pit.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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285 viewsTed Scambos tests out some of the camping gear for the IceTrek expedition.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
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284 viewsA storm brought blowing snow and low visibility to the Norwegian-U.S. Scientific Traverse of East Antarctica.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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284 viewsA storm brought blowing snow and low visibility to the Norwegian-U.S. Scientific Traverse of East Antarctica.
Image Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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284 viewsOur first stop on the southern traverse at the NASA-SE station. Here we are in the snow accumulation region ("dry snow zone") of Greenland where it rarely experiences any melt. Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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284 viewsTerry Haran (front) and Ted Scambos (back), hard at work on one of their ice sites.
Photo Credit: NSIDC Courtesy Robert Massom
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283 viewsScientists lower equipment into a snow pit
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283 viewsOne of our three snow-mobiles, which we called "ski-doos".
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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282 viewsThis plug of turf dug up near Barrow, Alaska shows a typical soil profile in tundra. The vegetation consists of moss and grass. A layer of dark brown organic matter extends down to a depth of 10 centimeters and beneath the organic layer is fine silt (Credit: Elchin Jafarov, NSIDC).
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282 viewsThis is all you see wherever you look on the interior of the Greenland ice sheet. Flat and boring as Kansas!
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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281 viewsKevin Schaefer uses a hammer to pound a soil sample tube into the ground near Barrow, Alaska on August 13, 2013. (Credit: Elchin Jafarov, NSIDC).
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