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262 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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262 viewsResearchers check their gear during the 2013 Arctic Observing Network (Snownet) project in Alaska.
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261 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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259 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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259 viewsTerry Haran with the Heitronics KT-19.82 thermal radiometer, mounted to the port side rail of the Aurora Australis, to measure the skin temperature of the sea ice
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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258 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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258 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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258 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
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258 viewsTed Scambos wears goggles and a balaclava to protect his face from the harsh Antarctic weather.
Image Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
Megadunes Web site
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258 viewsWhile traversing the Ross Sea, the team saw Pennel Bank, shown here.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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258 viewsThe Aurora Australis at a stand-still while the crew spends the day in the field.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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