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247 viewsKevin Schaefer uses a hammer to pound a soil sample tube into the ground near Barrow, Alaska on August 13, 2013. (Credit: Elchin Jafarov, NSIDC).
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247 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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247 viewsAn even closer close-up of the wall of the snow pit, showing a couple of layers in the snow. These particular kinds of layers form when big snow storms occur with strong winds that cause the snow to compact at what was then the surface. Other layers may be caused by melting and refreezing of snow. Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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246 viewsMe on a ski-doo before my first ski-doo trip.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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246 viewsResearchers check their gear during the 2013 Arctic Observing Network (Snownet) project in Alaska.
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246 viewsAWI's self-developed Helicopter EM Sensor, seated on its suspension rack.
Photo Credit: NSIDC Courtesy Andi Pfaffling
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244 viewsFrom left to right:
Matthew Sturm, Sveta Berezovskaya, Art Gelvin, and Christopher Hiemstra
Image courtesy Andrew Slater, NSIDC.
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244 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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244 viewsNSIDC Director Mark Serreze poses on the Arctic tundra, during the 2013 Arctic Observing Network (Snownet) project.
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242 viewsWe begin the difficult task of shoveling all the snow and drilling out all the ice from in front of and around Swiss Camp.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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241 viewsScientists stand ready to ride away on snowmobiles.
Image courtesy Andrew Slater, NSIDC.
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