Close

Service Interruption

 

Maurer_Greenland_2004_037.jpg
173 viewsView from the twin otter out onto the ice sheet: clouds blanket the surface.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
Maurer_Greenland_2004_038.jpg
549 viewsView from the twin otter out onto the ice sheet: Jakobshavn glacier can be seen by the flow lines in this photo. Jakobshavn is Greenland's largest outlet glacier and the fastest moving glacier in the world.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
Maurer_Greenland_2004_039.jpg
480 viewsLarge patterns in the ice near Jakobshavn glacier, viewed from the twin otter.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
Maurer_Greenland_2004_040.jpg
472 viewsLarge crevasses in the ice near Jakobshavn glacier, viewed from the twin otter.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
Maurer_Greenland_2004_042.jpg
133 viewsWe land at Swiss Camp and line up all our cargo: can you believe that all fit in the plane?? The yellow boxes are filled with food. The silver boxes are filled with instruments, tools, and wires. The bags are our personal gear.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
Maurer_Greenland_2004_043.jpg
140 viewsThis is all you see wherever you look on the interior of the Greenland ice sheet. Flat and boring as Kansas!
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
Maurer_Greenland_2004_044.jpg
128 viewsSwiss Camp as it appears when we first arrive.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
Maurer_Greenland_2004_045.jpg
123 viewsInside the kitchen tent.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
Maurer_Greenland_2004_046.jpg
126 viewsThe sauna room. A few nights during the expedition we would turn on this sauna and heat up this small hallway room to 50° C (122° F), which felt good after a full day out in the cold!
Maurer_Greenland_2004_047.jpg
123 viewsOur sleeping tents, which we put up after arriving at camp.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
Maurer_Greenland_2004_048.jpg
130 viewsA close-up of my tent. Inside my tent were bags with all of my gear and a small cot with two sleeping bags.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
Maurer_Greenland_2004_049.jpg
123 viewsCargo lines outside Swiss Camp.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
83 files on 7 page(s)

Browse Galleries

View Index for All Albums

Help/FAQ

Photo & Image Gallery FAQ

Questions or comments about the NSIDC Photo Gallery? Contact the NSIDC User Services Office.

Look up snow and ice related words and terminology in our Cryosphere Glossary

Visit our Education Center to learn more about snow, ice, glaciers, frozen ground, and research in cold regions.

Read about Scientists at NSIDC