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121 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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120 viewsTerry Haran, finally back on land, crawling out of Wineglass Bay after such a long journey.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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119 viewsSnowmobiles stand by at field camp during the 2013 Arctic Observing Network (Snownet) project in Alaska's North Slope.
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119 viewsThe team is about to depart in the AS350 Squirrel helicopter.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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118 viewsAn aerial artistic image taken by Dr. Tony Worby.
Photo Credit: NSIDC Courtesy Tony Worby
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117 viewsTingjun Zhang, Alessio Gusmeroli, Lin Liu, and Tim Schaefer check gear before starting a new survey of active layer depth using ground penetrating radar on August 16, 2012. Zhang holds the radar controller while the yellow antenna rests at his feet next to a spool of survey line. (Credit: Kevin Schaefer, NSIDC)
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117 viewsLin Liu and Andy Persekian take a dip during a break from data gathering. (Credit: Kevin Schaefer, NSIDC)
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117 viewsThe Alaska Pipeline transports oil 800 miles from the North Slope to Valdez, Alaska.
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116 viewsSmall ices lenses are common in permafrost, as seen in this typical permafrost core drilled near Deadhorse, Alaska on August 17, 2012. (Credit: Kevin Schaefer, NSIDC)
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116 viewsTim Schaefer slakes his thirst with ice chopped from an exposed ice layer at a thermokarst feature on August 19, 2012 near Toolik Lake, Alaska. (Credit: Kevin Schaefer, NSIDC)
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116 viewsThe equipment required to drill permafrost cores consists of shovels and a tarp, a motor to power the drill, a cooler to keep the samples frozen, a toolbox, a steel pry bar, and an augur drill bit. (Credit: Kevin Schaefer, NSIDC)
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116 viewsTundra bugs are always curious about permafrost researchers. (Kevin Schaefer, NSIDC)
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