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NOAA At The Ends of the Earth Collection
Catalog of Images

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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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Helicopter eye view of a freezing world at dusk. The straight line in the right center of the image is an icebreaker track through the new ice.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 22
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Sunset over a freezing landscape.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 22
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Lower sun pillar seen extending downward from sun and reflecting on new ice.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 27
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Cruising homeward through open waters south of the pack ice.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 30
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Sun seen through the clouds reflecting on melt pools in late summer. Sunrise or sunset?
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 26
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In a polynya looking towards sunlight playing on water while a blanket of cloud totally obscures the sun.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 27
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University of Washington Applied Physics Lab Ice Station in the Beaufort Sea seen from the air in the upper left of the image. Linear features are pressure ridges.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2007 March 31
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A large pressure ridge with a curious zig-zag pattern. Multi-year hummocky ice on top of image and smoother first-year ice on bottom.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2007 March 31
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An early spring view of a continuous expanse of ice over the Beaufort Sea. The linear features are pressure ridges.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2007 March 31
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A black flag reference location marker in an old hummocky ice landscape as seen from a helicopter.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2007 March 31
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A frozen lead. Note the orthogonal patterns in the surrounding ice.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2007 March 31
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Ice ridges extending to the horizon. In the lower right, the frozen over remains of melt pools can be seen.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2007 March 31

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