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238 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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238 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.
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237 viewsMatthew Sturm poses on a frozen lake during the 2009 SnowNet project.
Image courtesy Andrew Slater, NSIDC.
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237 viewsCargo lines outside Swiss Camp.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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237 viewsKoni using the steam drill to make a new hole for the leaning weather station. Sitting above the pit in purple is Elizabeth (Betsy) Kolbert from The New Yorker magazine, who came out for a week to experience research in Greenland and to interview Koni for a three-piece article called, "The Climate of Man". Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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237 viewsAnother view of Nic making measurements in the snow (temperature and density profiles) and Koni steam-drilling. The wooden box contains batteries that run the instruments on the weather station.
Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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237 viewsA close-up of the snow pit in the previous photo. At Swiss Camp this year, there were 1.2 meters (3.9 feet) of new snow that had accumulated in the past year that I had to dig through before reaching the hard, frozen ice of the ice sheet below. Photo by John Maurer, CIRES/NSIDC, University of Colorado.
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236 viewsAIDJEX 1972 pilot study
Image Credit: National Snow & Ice Data Center
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236 viewsAIDJEX 1972 pilot study
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236 viewsThese fluffy dendritic snow crystals were photographed during SnowNet 2009.
Image courtesy Andrew Slater, NSIDC.
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236 viewsThe snow pit kit
Image courtesy Andrew Slater, NSIDC.
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236 viewsLin Liu and Andy Persekian take a dip during a break from data gathering. (Credit: Kevin Schaefer, NSIDC)
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