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Polis tweets NSIDC212 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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211 viewsMartin Truffer and Erin Pettit, of UAF, work in the tent during the LARISSA expedition.
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211 viewsWe land at Swiss Camp and line up all our cargo: can you believe that all fit in the plane?? The yellow boxes are filled with food. The silver boxes are filled with instruments, tools, and wires. The bags are our personal gear.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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210 viewsSteve Ackley AIDJEX 1972 pilot study
Image Credit: National Snow & Ice Data Center
AIDJEX Web site
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210 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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210 viewsAnother view of Nic making measurements in the snow (temperature and density profiles) and Koni steam-drilling. The wooden box contains batteries that run the instruments on the weather station.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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210 viewsAnother close-up of the snow pit. You can see the floor of the pit better in this shot where there is darker ice. The yellow strip is a measuring tape.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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210 viewsA close-up of the wall of the snow pit. You can sort of make out some of the bluish layers that I look for when analyzing a pit.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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209 viewsAIDJEX 1972 pilot study
Image Credit: National Snow & Ice Data Center
AIDJEX Web site
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209 viewsSwiss Camp as it appears when we first arrive.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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208 viewsOur sleeping tents, which we put up after arriving at camp.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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207 viewsKevin Schaefer drains his mud boots after a day of sloshing through wet tundra. (Kevin Schaefer, NSIDC)
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