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NOAA At The Ends of the Earth Collection
Catalog of Images

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Open water with a large ice floe
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 29
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Looking over the bow of the USCGC HEALY towards open water with the edge of an ice floe on the port bow.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 29
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Melt pools breaking through with the dark area at bottom being Arctic seawater.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 26
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Refreezing melt ponds leave aquamarine patterns in multi-year ice.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 30
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A vista of multi-year ice with a large area of open water
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 30
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Multi-year ice floes and first year ice floes (smooth floes in upper left) coming together at end of Arctic summer.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 27
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Multi-year ice floes and first year ice floes coming together at end of Arctic summer.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 27
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Multi-year ice floes and first year ice floes coming together at end of Arctic summer. Large areas of open water still evident.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 30
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A large area of open water with unbroken ice pack in the distance.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 30
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Multi-year ice floes and first year ice floes coming together at end of Arctic summer.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 30
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Ice floes and open water. Large remnant of ridge in center of photo. Note melt ponds covered with ice and show in lower right.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 30
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Ice floes and open water. Large remnant of ridge in center of photo.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 30
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Looking over the bow of the USCGC HEALY towards an extensive area of multi- year ice with refreezing melt ponds.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 30
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A lead through an area of first-year ice floes.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 30
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Passing through ice floes on a gray foggy day.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 30
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Multi-year ice floes with melt ponds almost completely frozen over. A fog bow is evident in top left of image.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 1
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Passing through ice floes on a gray foggy day.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 30
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Passing through ice floes on a gray foggy day. Aquamarine melt ponds are frozen over.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 30
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An intact melt pond on a multi-year ice floe.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 30
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Brash ice and first-year ice floes
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 30
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Melt pools refreeze and ice floes come together as the great ice floes and ice fields begin to reform at the end of the Arctic summer.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 31
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Ice floe with a foot pattern.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 31
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On the edge of ice floes freezing together
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 31
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A large area of open water with areas of frazil ice giving patchy oily appearance to water surface.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 31
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A floe of multi-year ice along the edge of the pack ice.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 1
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Large ice cube in open water
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 1
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80 to 90 percent ice cover is shown on the radarscope of the CGC HEALY. Latitude 81 19 N, Longitude 153 59 W.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 1
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Large ice floe with a fracture with floes and open water in upper half of image.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 2
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Frazil ice
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 2
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Nilas ice
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 3
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New ice forming along the edge of multi-year ice floes.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 3
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Grease ice forming over a large area of open water.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 3
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Passing through ice floes in a refreezing Arctic Ocean
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 3
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A single ice floe in an area of grease ice forming over open water.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 3
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Nilas ice forming between floes of multi-year ice.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 3
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A ridge between colliding ice floes.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 3
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A ridge between colliding ice floes.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 3
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A variety of ice types are seen in this picture as the refreezing process continues.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 3
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Nilas ice and frazil ice forming in open water around an ice floe.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 3
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A vista of multi-year ice.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 3
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A vista of multi-year ice.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 3
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Nilas ice surrounding a floe.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 4
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Dark nilas ice which easily bends on waves and swell.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 4
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Dark nilas ice which easily bends on waves and swell.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 4
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Nilas ice with open water and frazil ice to the right
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 4
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Open water with hand-launched ice buoys that will freeze into the ice as fall and winter approach.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 4
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Melt pools freezing as floes begin coming together.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 8
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Radar scope image of over 80% ice cover at 79 14 N 147 57 W
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 8
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Frazil ice giving gritty appearance to water surface with floes coming together as melt pools refreeze.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 8
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Ice floe becoming locked in place as nilas and gray ice form.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 8

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