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NOAA At The Ends of the Earth Collection
Catalog of Images

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Open water with frazil ice forming between floes
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 8
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Refraction pattern in open water in vicinity of small chunk of ice.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 8
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Brash ice with refraction pattern and frazil ice forming.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 9
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Frazil ice, nilas ice, and ice floes
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 8
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Ice floes and nilas ice in between
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 8
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The bow of the CGC HEALY is seen as it breaks through dark nilas ice.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 9
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Nilas ice and gray ice in a polynya.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 9
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An area that has almost completely refrozen with snow covering refrozen and new ice areas.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 9
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The CGC HEALY cuts through and area of dark nilas. Both the elasticity of nilas is seen with the bow wave propagating through the ice sheet and also the rafting effect caused by wind and pressure which helps the ice build in thickness.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 9
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Nilas ice grading to grey ice.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 9
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Grey ice forming large pancakes.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 9
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Caspar the Friendly Ghost looking up through the ice. Not really. Edge of a floe seen through frazil ice.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 9
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Angular brash ice
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 9
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Angular brash ice
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 9
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Small pancakes forming an almost continuous floe
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 10
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Nilas ice cracking and refreezing along boundaries between individual pieces of ice.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 10
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Ice floes with melt pools in various stages of refreezing
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 10
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Large and small pancake ice freezing together
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 15
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Nilas ice exhibiting rafting
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 10
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Refreezing brash ice with nearly solid pack ice ahead.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 13
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Brash ice and ice floes freezing together
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 13
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Brash ice, frazil ice and ice floes.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 13
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Nilas ice exhibiting finger rafting
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 13
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Ice crystals frozen together.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 13
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New ice
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 13
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New ice
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 13
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Nilas ice and frazil ice in foreground with ice floes and ice pack in the distance.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 13
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Broken and refrozen surface of new ice
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 13
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Broken and refrozen surface of new ice
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 13
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New ice composed of nilas ice and frazil ice.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 14
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Ice floes freezing together to form solid ice surface.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 14
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Large blocks of ice frozen in place while perpendicular to water surface.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 15
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Small pancakes freezing together
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 15
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Brash ice
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 15
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Brash ice
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 15
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Brash ice
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 15
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Brash ice
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 15
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Bridge radar view of ice cover at 79 38 N 145 27 W in the Beaufort Sea on
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 15
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Swirls of nilas forming on open water
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 16
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Looking over the bow of the USCGS HEALY at a stretch of open water on which frazil and nilas ice are forming. Pack ice to the right in photo.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 16
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Bridge display showing latitude, longitude, speed over ground, and various meteorological parameters.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 16
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Large pancakes and new ice.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 17
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New ice
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 17
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New ice
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 17
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Canadian Coast Guard Vessel LOUIS S. ST. LAURENT seen in the distance over pack ice.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 17
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Almost 100 per cent ice cover in the vicinity of the HEALY as shown on the bridge radar. 78 58 N 12922 W.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 18
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Fractures extending to a frozen lead filled with brash ice.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 18
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Ridges and hummocks in multi-year ice and an open lead.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 19
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The hummocky appearance of multi-year ice as the great ice fields have now formed by mid- to late September.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 19
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The hummocky appearance of multi-year ice as the great ice fields have now formed by mid- to late September.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 19

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