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TS_04_S1Flag.JPG
222 viewsThe flags at the S1 dune.
Image Credit: NSIDC courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer.
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221 viewsWe all went on a short helicopter ride from Swiss Camp down to the coast near Jakobshavn glacier. Jay Zwally in foreground. Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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221 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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221 viewsTed Scambos (left) and Terry Haran (right) stopping to enjoy the scenery of St. James Walkway.
Image Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
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221 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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220 viewsA close-up shot from the helicopter of another huge melt lake.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
Maurer_Greenland_2004_090.jpg
220 viewsLess cargo on this flight. View from the inside of the plane.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
TS_04_Peng7.jpg
220 viewsMac Cathles surfing the snow on his snowmobile.
Also pictured: Pengy, the the stuffed penguin.
Image Credit: NSIDC courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer.
Toolik_2013_02.jpg
219 viewsResearchers prepare to travel with their instruments using snowmobiles and sleds during the 2013 Arctic Observing Network (Snownet) project in Alaska.
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219 viewsThe contents of the case connected to the GPR/GPS, including a running heavy-duty laptop.
Image Credit: NSIDC courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer.
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218 viewsLARISSA researchers prepare to take off for a trip to the peninsula
Toolik_2013_04.jpg
218 viewsPart of Brooks Range rises over the distance.
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