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268 viewsKevin Schaefer drains his mud boots after a day of sloshing through wet tundra. (Kevin Schaefer, NSIDC)
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268 viewsThe Megadunes team learns about field safety during a training session at McMurdo Station.
Image Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
Megadunes Web site
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266 viewsMagna-probe equipment awaits use during the 2009 SnowNet project.
Image courtesy Andrew Slater, NSIDC.
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266 viewsThere are very few towns and service stations along the Dalton Highway in Alaska.
Image courtesy Andrew Slater, NSIDC.
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266 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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266 viewsMe on a ski-doo before my first ski-doo trip.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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266 viewsThe Alaska Pipeline transports oil 800 miles from the North Slope to Valdez, Alaska.
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265 viewsMatthew Sturm rides a snowmobile.
Image courtesy Andrew Slater, NSIDC.
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265 viewsMatthew Sturm and Christopher Hiemstra pose during the 2009 SnowNet project.
Image courtesy Andrew Slater, NSIDC.
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265 viewsA close-up shot from the helicopter of another huge melt lake.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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265 viewsOur pilots for the southern traverse: Jonas and Tomas. Jonas (left) is from Iceland and a legendary pilot in Greenland. Koni has known him for 25 years, back when Jonas was somewhat of a daredevil pilot from the stories Koni told us. Tomas (right) is from Denmark. Both spoke English fairly well.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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265 viewsSnowmobiles stand by at field camp during the 2013 Arctic Observing Network (Snownet) project in Alaska's North Slope.
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