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NOAA At The Ends of the Earth Collection
Catalog of Images

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The LOUIS S. ST. LAURENT seen through fog in what appears to be first year pack ice.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2009 August 14
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Sun seen through the clouds over the jackstaff as the CGC HEALY proceeds through ice floes.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2009 August 17
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A squally day with sun occasionally breaking through the clouds. Ice floes cover the Beaufort Sea.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2009 August 19
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The CCG LOUIS S. ST. LAURENT seen nearly bow on entering a polynya.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2009 August 19
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A wall of fog obscures the view of first year ice floes.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2009 August 19
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Parallel melt pools and ice floes provide a geometry lesson in near parallel features.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2009 August 19
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Parallel cloud bands converge at the horizon over a landscape of ice floes, melt pools, and a polynya to the right.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2009 August 19
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A helicopter eye's view of melting ice with clouds overhead illuminated through a layer of higher yet clouds.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2009 August 20
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Looking astern to the LOUIS S. ST. LAURENT while traversing a lead between first year ice floes.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2009 August 20
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The CCG LOUIS S. ST. LAURENT seen nearly bow on entering a polynya.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2009 August 20
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Wake of the HEALY causing ripples to form in the nilas ice at the edge of the pack ice.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2009 August 24
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First year ice disintegrating into floes at the end of summer.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 19
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Sun, reflections off new ice, clouds, pack ice, and new ice forming at the edge of the pack ice.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August
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An ice bow caused by sun shining through tiny ice crystals in the atmosphere.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 3
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Passing through ice floes with the sun astern.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 27
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Sun reflecting off open water and ice floes
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 27
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Hummocky second-year or multi-year ice floes.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 2
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Sun reflecting off open water and ice floes
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 27
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Sun, red sky, and an expanse of open water with small bits of brash ice in foreground.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 8
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Sun, red sky, and an expanse of open water.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 8
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Small ice floes and open water
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 9
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A lone member of the HEALY science party contemplates an Arctic sky and seascape.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 9
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The CGC HEALY sailing over an open expanse of grey sea
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 11
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A lone observer with ice floes, open water, and an amazing display of illuminated clouds.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 7
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The Canadian Coast Guard icebreaker LOUIS S. ST. LAURENT presenting a ghostly aspect as seen through the fog while navigating through ice fields in late summer.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 19
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Ice floes, nilas ice, and sun.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 26
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A sun pillar as sun dips below the horizon with ice floes and new ice.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 26
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Melt pools and hummocky ice seen through a porthole on a grey day.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 27
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Sun seen through the clouds over melt pools and hummocky ice on a gloomy day.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 23
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Hummocky ice and melt pools
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 23
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Ice floes and open water.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 23
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Sun seen through the clouds over a vast ice field.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 22
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Sun seen through the clouds over a vast ice field
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 17
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Sun seen through the clouds. Sunrise or sunset?
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 26
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Blocks of ice randomly come together to look somewhat like an igloo.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 27
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Sun seen through the clouds over late summer ice floes.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 27
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A glimpse of sun illuminating a lead through ice floes
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 29
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Sun reflecting off open water between ice floes
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 29
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Clouds converging towards the horizon and a setting sun.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 31
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Ice flows starting to freeze together in early fall.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 1
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Melt pools freezing in early fall with an array of ice crystals in the foreground.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 1
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Ice floes freezing suffused with a light golden glow.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 1
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Sun reflecting off refreezing open water and melt pools.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 1
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Sun seen through the clouds reflecting on grease ice. Sunrise or sunset?
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 6
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Sun seen through the clouds reflecting on frazil ice. Sunrise or sunset?
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 9
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Moon and ice floes seen in an Arctic night.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 16
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The Canadian Coast Guard Icebreaker LOUIS S. ST. LAURENT seen over the haze and Arctic ice fields. Frozen agglomerated brash in left foreground.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 19
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Sun seen through ice crystal haze. By mid to late September, the ice floes have frozen together giving almost a continuous expanse of ice visually broken only by the succession of ridges seen in the distance.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 20
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Ice floes and previously open water of a polynya frozen over with sun peaking through a uniformly dark gray sky.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 21
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New ice with frost flowers and reflecting sunlight.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 22

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