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105 viewsResearchers measure snow depth during the 2013 Arctic Observing Network (Snownet) project in Alaska.
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105 viewsA researcher measures snow depth during the 2013 Arctic Observing Network (Snownet) project in Alaska's North Slope.
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104 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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104 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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104 viewsSnowshoes are indispensable when setting up instruments to measure snow cover during the 2013 Arctic Observing Network (Snownet) fieldwork in Alaska.
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104 viewsThe crew from the Aurora Australis.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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103 viewsScientists observe closely spaced crevasses on Scar Inlet Ice Shelf during the 2013 LARISSA Expedition. The crevasses could fill with melt water during the next warm summer, leading to a possible disintegration event as happened to the main Larsen B in 2002. 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. (Credit: Ted Scambos, NSIDC) Read the expedition blog on http://iceshelf.wordpress.com.
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103 viewsA minke whale breaches near the R/V Araon during the 2013 LARISSA Project. 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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103 viewsA propeller plane is on standby during the 2013 Arctic Observing Network (Snownet) fieldwork in Alaska.
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103 viewsAn aerial artistic image taken by Dr. Tony Worby.
Photo Credit: NSIDC Courtesy Tony Worby
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103 viewsThe team is about to depart in the AS350 Squirrel helicopter.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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102 viewsAndy Persekian, Lin Liu, Elchin Jafarov, and Kevin Schaefer pose next to whale bones at the Welcome to Barrow, Alaska sign. (Credit: Elchin Jafarov, NSIDC)
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