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NOAA At The Ends of the Earth Collection
Catalog of Images

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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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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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