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131 viewsCold winds blowing snow into the Crane Glacier drainage basin during the LARISSA 2013 Project. Above are standing wave lenticular clouds, similar to those seen in Colorado’s Front Range. 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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131 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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130 viewsAIDJEX 1972 pilot study
Image Credit: National Snow & Ice Data Center
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129 viewsAIDJEX 1972 pilot study. Inside NASA CV990
Image Credit: National Snow & Ice Data Center
AIDJEX Web site
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Polis tweets NSIDC129 viewsLesley Smith of the Boulder Valley School Board of Education and Lisa Morzel of the Boulder City Council with U.S. Representative Jared Polis, at the Green Data Center open house on May 4, 2012 in Boulder. Polis tweets, "At @NSIDC ribbon cutting 4 new green data center, 70 % less energy use, did u know data ctrs use as much energy as 6 million households?" —Credit: Natasha Vizcarra/National Snow and Ice Data Center
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128 viewsNational Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC) Director Mark Serreze at the Green Data Center open house on May 4, 2012. The Green Data Center design team was led by NSIDC Technical Services Manager David Gallaher, in collaboration with Serreze, and NASA NSIDC Distributed Active Archive Center Manager Ronald Weaver; Rick Osbaugh from RMH Group in Denver; Otto Van Geet from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL); and Lee Gillan from Coolerado Corporation. —Credit: Natasha Vizcarra/NSIDC
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128 viewsRob Bauer melting down snow for the team.
Image Credit: NSIDC courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer.
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128 viewsThis is one in a series of photos of Pengy the stuffed penguin.
Image Credit: NSIDC courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer.
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128 viewsMac Cathles surfing the snow on his snowmobile.
Also pictured: Pengy, the the stuffed penguin.
Image Credit: NSIDC courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer.
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128 viewsThe flags at the S1 dune.
Image Credit: NSIDC courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer.
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127 viewsAn approaching fog bank was the precursor to an intense snow squall that forced a retreat from Leppard Glacier by the remaining field team of seven scientists. 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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