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NOAA At The Ends of the Earth Collection
Catalog of Images

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A mass of huge blocks of ice forming a pressure ridge.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2007 April 2
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Scientist standing by block of ice for scale on pressure ridge.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2007 April 2
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How much force could cause this pile of huge blocks of ice to form? These are blocks of ice formed from level first year ice.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2007 April 5
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A refrozen fracture with nilas ice and frost flowers. flowers.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2007 April 9
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A fracture in the ice field. This fracture appears to have been caused by some shearing as well as pulling apart.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2007 April 9
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Unusual remnant of older multi-year ice. .
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2007 April 9
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Snow surface of piece of an ice floe that has been pushed under water by the reclosing of a lead.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2007 April 12
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Snow surface of piece of an ice floe that has been pushed under water by the reclosing of a lead.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2007 April 12
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Looking down through openings within a ridge to the waters of the Beaufort Sea.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2007 April 12
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Dr. Pablo Clemente-Colon next to blocks of ice on a ridge for scale.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2007 April 12
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An opening fracture in the ice field. Flags are set to monitor motion.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2007 April 2
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Looking through a porthole of the HEALY to view of second or multi-year ice with aquamarine melt pools .
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2009 August 12
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Picturesque remnant of multi-year ice amongst first year ice floes.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2009 August 12
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Ice floes, blue-green ice, and open water.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2009 August 12
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Deteriorating ice floes with melt pools, blue-green ice, and deep dark water in late summer.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2009 August 13
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Deteriorating ice floes with melt pools, blue-green ice, and deep dark water in late summer.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2009 August 13
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Melt pools and ice floes seen on a foggy Arctic day.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2009 August 13
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Approaching ice floes and melt pools from the edge of a polynya.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2009 August 14
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Radar view of ice to north and polynya to south taken at same time as image arct0429.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2009 August 14
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Late summer melt ponds and deteriorating ice floes
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2009 August 14
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Looking down to aquamarine colored ice with melt pools breaking through to underlying seawater.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2009 August 14
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Late summer landscape of open water, ice floes and melt pools.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2009 August 14
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A melt pool that although has frozen over , has melted through to the ocean below.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2009 August 14
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Ice ridges, ice floes, and melt pools in late summer.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2009 August 15
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A vast expanse of interlocking melt pools.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2009 August 15
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Honeycomb pattern in subsurface ice is indicative of melting and deterioration of ice floe.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2009 August 15
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Stepping-stone appearance of a series of melt pools.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2009 August 15
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Radar view of ice cover
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2009 August 16
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Sensor readout on bridge of CGC HEALY
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2009 August 16
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A vast expanse of interlocking melt pools as seen on a foggy misty day.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2009 August 16
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Helicopter eye view of remains of an ice ridge as seen in late summer.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2009 August 16
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Random ice floes in a large polynya.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 16
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Ice floes, melt pools, and remants of ridges
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 16
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An ice floe in a large polynya.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 16
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Ice floes
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 16
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Fog and open water completely devoid of ice floes
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 16
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Ice floes with brash ice in the intervening spaces.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 16
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Remants of a ridge showing relatively deep blue green ice below
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 16
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Brash ice
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 16
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Looking down to aquamarine colored ice with melt ponds breaking through to underlying seawater. Honecombed appearance of ice due to sub-surface melting.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 17
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Ice floes with remains of ridge. Ice to right significantly newer and thinner than floes to left.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 17
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Ice floes and melt ponds with surface frozen over
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 17
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Dirty brash ice. Dirty appearance caused by algae being incorporated into ice.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 17
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Ice floes and melt pools
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 17
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The random geometry of Arctic ice with interlocking newer thinner ice which melts quicker, older thicker ice with elliptical melt ponds, and leads seen in the distance.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 17
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Sensor display on the bridge of the CGC HEALY showing position as 79 49 N , 143 58 W.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2009 August 17
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A fracture extending through an area of 2nd to multi-year ice with elliptical melt ponds.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2009 August 17
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A fracture extending through an area of 2nd to multi-year ice with elliptical melt ponds.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2009 August 17
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A large melt pond in 2nd to multi-year ice.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2009 August 17
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In a polynya with a large floe to starboard.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2009 August 17

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