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NOAA At The Ends of the Earth Collection
Catalog of Images

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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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Radar image of ice cover at 78 35 N, 143 46 W
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 24
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Multi-year ice with brash ice, refrozen melt pools, and hummocky appearance.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 24
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Frazil ice and interlocking fingers of nilas ice covered with frost flowers and first year ice floes
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 26
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Radar image of ice cover at 77 59 N, 139 02 W .
Canada, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 25
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Frazil ice on lower left of image, nilas to right and ice floes extending to horizon.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 25
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Rafting nilas forming grey-white ice as it continues to grow in thickness. The dark ice to the bottom is thin nilas with frost flowers showing as white specks.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 25
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Large ridge in multi-year ice with refrozen melt pools in foreground
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 26
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Ice floes in distance, nilas ice in bottom center, and large pancakes frozen together in lowest center.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 26
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Interlocking fingers of nilas ice covered with frost flowers.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 26
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Nilas ice covered with frost flowers
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 26
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Nilas ice covered with frost flowers with the ice pack extending to the horizon.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 27
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A large area of nilas ice with frost flowers
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 27
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Healy traversing an area of floes of first year ice.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 27
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Nilas ice covered with frost flowers
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 27
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Hummocky multi-year ice with ridges and refrozen melt ponds. Frozen fog in the distance with either a show shower or possible illumination of ice crystals below sun.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 27
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Rotting melting ice at the edge of an ice floe.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 27
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Small pancake ice
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 28
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Ice floes interspersed with nilas ice and brash ice.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 28
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Frazil ice to left, rafting interlocking fingers of nilas to right, and ice floes extending to horizon.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 28
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Pancakes frozen together in bottom half of image, some frazil ice, and interlocking fingers of nilas ice.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 28
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Pancakes freezing together
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 28
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Pancakes freezing together
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 28
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Large pancake floes. Note the structure of the floes where it can be seen that they have been formed by the agglomeration of smaller pancakes.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 28
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Pancakes with remnant of older ice
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 28
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Frazil ice with greasy appearance in leads and nilas ice.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 28
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Interlocking pancake ice which with further freezing and jostling will form larger floes.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 28
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Interlocking pancake ice which with further freezing and jostling will form larger floes.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 28
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Radar image of minimal ice cover at 75 15 N, 138 21 W.
Canada, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 28

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