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236 viewsA researcher's winter gloves provide a sense of scale to sastrugi, sharp irregular grooves or ridges formed on a snow surface by wind erosion, seen during the 2013 Arctic Observing Network (Snownet) project.
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233 viewsAll done! After two days of work, you can now actually see the wooden platform that Swiss Camp rests on. Hopefully when all of the surrounding snow melts this summer, it will now flow down this platform and away from the tents.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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233 viewsFrom Left: Jonathan Thom, Rob Bauer, Ronald Ross, and Ted Scambos show off their survival gear for the IceTrek expedition.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
IceTrek Web site
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232 viewsClose-up of the sled with the propane for the steam drill as we work on clearing snow and ice from around Swiss Camp (Nic is in the background). Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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permafrost, nsidc, kevin schaefer, alaska, barrow231 viewsAndy Parsekian, Kevin Schaefer, and Lin Liu use a ground penetrating radar to measure the depth of an ice wedge on August 15, 2013. The survey line lies perpendicular to the ice wedge and similar ice wedges crisscross the tundra in the background (Credit: Elchin Jafarov, NSIDC).
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230 viewsAIDJEX 1972 pilot study. Inside NASA CV990
Image Credit: National Snow & Ice Data Center
AIDJEX Web site
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229 viewsView of Swiss Camp from the helicopter.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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229 viewsView of Swiss Camp from the helicopter.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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228 viewsThe automatic weather station (AWS) near the coast that we are going to cut down since it has been so difficult to reach by ski-doo over the past few years. Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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228 viewsAfter taking down the station in the previous photo, we fly back to Swiss Camp. This is a view from the helicopter of camp. Really shows how camp is just a small speck out on the vast Greenland ice sheet. Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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226 viewsThis display shows the gear required for surviving in Antarctic weather
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