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124 viewsAIDJEX 1972 pilot study. Inside NASA cv990 Murray Stateman at right
Image Credit: NSIDC courtesy Tom Marlar/CRREL
AIDJEX Web site
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124 viewsStandford University scientist Lin Liu, NSIDC senior research scientist Tingjun Zhang, and research volunteer Tim Schaefer pull the auger bit containing a permafrost core out of a newly drilled hole near Deadhorse, Alaska on July 10, 2009. (Credit: Kevin Schaefer, NSIDC)
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123 viewsMurray Stateman AIDJEX 1972 pilot study
Image Credit: National Snow & Ice Data Center
AIDJEX Web site
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123 viewsOn the 2009 trip to drill permafrost samples, the researchers’ truck was so loaded with equipment that retrieving anything required a headlong dive into the back. Here, Standford University scientist Lin Liu dives into the truck to retrieve his toothbrush in the morning. (Credit: Kevin Schaefer, NSIDC)
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122 viewsLin Liu, Andy Parsekian, and Elchin Jafarov pull a ground penetrating radar unit through the tundra near Barrow, Alaska on August 10, 2013. The radar unit is in the box and the computer records the active layer depth (Credit: Kevin Schaefer, NSIDC).
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122 viewsKevin Schaefer drains his mud boots after a day of sloshing through wet tundra. (Kevin Schaefer, NSIDC)
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121 viewsResearch volunteer Tim Schaefer, Standford University scientist Lin Liu, and NSIDC senior research scientist Tingjun Zhang drill a permafrost sample south of Deadhorse, Alaska on July 10, 2009. The head nets protect the researchers from the clouds of mosquitoes that continually swarmed around them. (Credit: Kevin Schaefer, NSIDC)
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121 viewsA detailed image of hail after it has clustered together.
Photo Credit: NSIDC Courtesy Erica Key
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119 viewsDriving the Dalton Highway on August 15, 2012 becomes difficult as visibility drops to zero on Atigun Pass in the Brooks Range, Alaska. (Credit: Kevin Schaefer, NSIDC)
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119 viewsThis picture taken on July 13, 2009 shows a typical borehole after collecting a permafrost core sample. The ice and soil shavings that result from the auger bit used to drill the core sample have a look and consistency of wet concrete (Credit: Kevin Schaefer, NSIDC).
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118 viewsThe Alaska pipeline follows the Dalton Highway in the Brooks Range in this photo taken on August 15, 2012. The pipeline connects the oil fields at Prudhoe Bay with the tanker facilities in Valdez, a distance of over 800 miles. (Credit: Kevin Schaefer, NSIDC)
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117 viewsResearchers check their gear during the 2013 Arctic Observing Network (Snownet) project in Alaska.
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