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111 viewsResearchers check their gear during the 2013 Arctic Observing Network (Snownet) project in Alaska.
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111 viewsAn aerial artistic image taken by Dr. Tony Worby.
Photo Credit: NSIDC Courtesy Tony Worby
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111 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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110 viewsThe team is about to depart in the AS350 Squirrel helicopter.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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108 viewsLin Liu pulls a ground penetrating radar unit through the tundra near Barrow, Alaska on to measure the active layer depth. The radar unit (in the box) emits a pulse which reflects off the permafrost to measure the active layer depth, which is recorded in the computer held by Andy Parsekian. (Credit: Kevin Schaefer, NSIDC)
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108 viewsThe Alaska Pipeline transports oil 800 miles from the North Slope to Valdez, Alaska.
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107 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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permafrost, nsidc, kevin schaefer, alaska, barrow106 viewsKevin Schaefer walks along the road to a next survey site near Barrow Alaska on August 11, 2013. Contrary to what the sign says, the effective speed limit was actually 5 mph (Credit: Elchin Jafarov, NSIDC).
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106 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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106 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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106 viewsTundra bugs are always curious about permafrost researchers. (Kevin Schaefer, NSIDC)
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106 viewsLin Liu and Andy Persekian take a dip during a break from data gathering. (Credit: Kevin Schaefer, NSIDC)
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