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185 viewsLin Liu and Andy Persekian check active layer depth measurements on a laptop as Elchin Jafarov looks on. (Credit: Kevin Schaefer, NSIDC)
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184 viewsThe equipment required to drill permafrost cores consists of shovels and a tarp, a motor to power the drill, a cooler to keep the samples frozen, a toolbox, a steel pry bar, and an augur drill bit. (Credit: Kevin Schaefer, NSIDC)
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184 viewsTundra bugs are always curious about permafrost researchers. (Kevin Schaefer, NSIDC)
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184 viewsAndy Parsekian sets up the ground penetrating radar equipment for a survey of active layer depth near Barrow, Alaska on August 13, 2013. (Credit: Lin Liu).
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183 viewsTim Schaefer slakes his thirst with ice chopped from an exposed ice layer at a thermokarst feature on August 19, 2012 near Toolik Lake, Alaska. (Credit: Kevin Schaefer, NSIDC)
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183 viewsLin Liu pulls a ground penetrating radar unit through the tundra in rainy weather as Andy Persekian and Elchin Jafarov follow behind. The survey near Barrow, Alaska measures active layer depth. The radar unit (in the box) emits a pulse which reflects off the permafrost to measure the active layer depth, which is recorded in the computer held by Andy Parsekian. (Credit: Kevin Schaefer, NSIDC)
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183 viewsThe team is preparing the AWI's self-developed Helicopter EM Sensor for departure on the AS350 Squirrel.
Photo Credit: NSIDC Courtesy Paul Endersby
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182 viewsBarry Allen AIDJEX 1972 pilot study
Image Credit: National Snow & Ice Data Center
AIDJEX Web site
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182 viewsAIDJEX 1972 pilot study
Image Credit: National Snow & Ice Data Center
AIDJEX Web site
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182 viewsResearchers prepare their snowmobiles during the 2013 Arctic Observing Network (Snownet) field project in Alaska's North Slope.
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182 viewsThe AWI self-developed Helicopter EM Sensor, ready for deployment.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos, NSIDC
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182 viewsFrom Left: Jonathan Thom, Rob Bauer, Ronald Ross, and Ted Scambos show off their survival gear for the IceTrek expedition.
Photo Credit: Courtesy Ted Scambos and Rob Bauer, NSIDC
IceTrek Web site
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