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328 viewsA gibbous moon glows over the ice.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
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204 viewsSled dog puppies frolic in the snow.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
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203 viewsSled dog puppies frolic in the snow.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
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218 viewsThis puppy is on a mission.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
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305 viewsTide cracks in the sea ice around grounded icebergs; the trail made by the front loader used to collect glacier ice for melting runs through the middle.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
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405 viewsOn the way back to Thule Airforce Base.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
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320 viewsOpen water is visible at the mouth of Inglefield Fjord.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
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671 viewsThese glaciers now provide the over-land route between Qaanaaq and Thule Airforce Base (Pituffik).
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
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1111 viewsThese glaciers used to terminate in the sea; now that they terminate on land, it makes traveling by land via dogsled even more difficult.
Image courtesy Andy Mahoney
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688 viewsThe U.S. Air National Guard plane that I took from Albany, New York to Kangerlussuaq, Greenland: a 6.5 hour flight. The plane is called a C-130.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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260 viewsAnother view of the C-130.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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376 viewsA view out my window in the C-130 along the Western coast of Greenland.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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