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NOAA At The Ends of the Earth Collection
Catalog of Images

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Brash ice accumulating on the edge of newly formed ice with an isolated floe frozen into the new ice.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 19
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New grey ice cracking into rectangular sheets as the CGC HEALY plows through new ice.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 19
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New grey ice cracking into rectangular sheets as the CGC HEALY plows through new ice.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 19
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The CGC HEALY in a large lead opening to a polynya as seen on the radarscope. 78 55 N 128 45 W.
Canada, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 19
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Over 90 % ice cover is seen on the radar display of the Canadian Coast Guard Icebreaker LOUIS S. ST. LAURENT.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 19
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An ice field stretching to the horizon.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 19
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Hummocks, ice blocks, remnants of ridges, and remnants of melt pools can be seen in this image.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 19
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Hummocky appearance of multi-year ice. Melt ponds have now frozen over.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 20
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Hummocky appearance of multi-year ice seen through an ice crystal haze.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 20
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Hummocky multi-year ice with frozen over melt ponds with a fracture opening to an area of new ice.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 20
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Polygons of new ice form striking geometric patterns.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 20
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Polygons of new ice form striking geometric patterns.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 20
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Polygons of new ice form interspersed with small first year ice floes.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 28
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Pancake ice frozen together
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 20
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Angular brash ice
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 20
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Rafting nilas covered with frost flowers.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 20
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Rafting nilas covered with frost flowers.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 20
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Rafting nilas covered with frost flowers with first-year and multi-year ice in upper third of image.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 20
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Polar bear tracks on new ice.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 23
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Patterns on new ice.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 23
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Lead in first year ice closing over with newly forming ice and brash ice.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 21
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New ice forming over large area of open water with frost flowers on a foggy misty day.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 21
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Interlocking fingers of newly forming ice with frost flowers.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 21
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Large frost flowers on newly frozen ice with floes in the distance.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 21
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Polygons of newly forming ice with frost flowers.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 21
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Polygons of newly forming ice with frost flowerstending to congregate along the edges.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 21
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Nilas ice broken into interlocking fingers with frost flowers on surface.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 22
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Nilas ice broken into interlocking fingers with frost flowers on surface.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 22
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Nilas ice with frost flowers
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 22
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Interlocking fingers of nilas ice with frost flowers
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 22
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Hummocky multi-year ice with refrozen melt pools.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 22
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Floes of hummocky multi-year ice with refrozen melt pools and nilas ice in intervening formerly open water.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 22
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Multi-year ice floes with refrozen formerly open water areas
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 22
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Large and small pancake ice with frost flowers
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 22
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Small floe surrounded by brash ice with box on floe for scale.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 22
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Small floe surrounded by brash ice
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 22
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Small floe surrounded by brash ice
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 22
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Brash ice with target for scale
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 22
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Brash ice with target for scale
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 22
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Pancake ice freezing together with frost flowers.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 23
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Angular brash ice
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 22
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Rafting nilas ice. The darker the nilas ice, the thinner it is.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 23
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Floes of multi-year ice with melt pools and hummocky appearance
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 22
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Floes of multi-year ice
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 22
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Broken ice with rough sculpted appearance surface next to USCG icebreaker HEALY.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 23
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Rafted nilas which as it thickens become grey-white ice. Note frost flowers as well as small buckled section of ice in center of photo.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 24
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Interlocking fingers of nilas ice with frost flowers with floe of multi-year ice in upper center of image.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 24
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Interlocking fingers of nilas ice
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 23
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Hummocky multi-year ice with refrozen melt pools
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 24
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Multi-year ice with refrozen melt pools and relatively large berg-like chunk of ice frozen into floes.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 24

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