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NOAA At The Ends of the Earth Collection
Catalog of Images

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Aurora australis
2013 May 5
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Aurora australis and Milky Way seen over NOAA Atmospheric Research Observatory.
2013 May 5
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Aurora australis
2013 May 10
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Aurora australis
2013 May 16
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Aurora australis
2013 May 16
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Aurora australis
2013 May 16
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Description not available.
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Memorial to those who have died at South Pole Station. Place settings as a memorial at the South Pole Station dining facility on the occasion of the austral winter solstice. The sun will be slowly returning over the next three months.
2013 June 22
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Starry starry night with aurora australis over the geographic South Pole.
2013 austral winter
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Description not available.
2013 austral winter
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The sun is returning seen illuminating the Atmospheric Research Observatory a few weeks before it finally peaks over the horizon.
2013 austral winter
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Sastrugi - wind sculpted snow. The sun is returning. Possibly three weeks before the sun peaks above the horizon.
2013 austral winter
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Its getting lighter. Two weeks before the austral vernal equinox.
2013 September 6
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Balloon launch facility in late winter.
2013 September 8
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Launching an ozonesonde balloon. Photo #1 of sequence.
2013 September 8
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Launching an ozonesonde balloon. Photo #2 of sequence.
2013 September 8
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Launching an ozonesonde balloon. Photo #3 of sequence.
2013 September 8
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Launching an ozonesonde balloon. Photo #4 of sequence.
2013 September 8
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The sun has risen. Four days after the austral vernal equinox.
2013 September 26
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The sun has risen. Four days after the austral vernal equinox. A wind-tattered American flag at South Pole Station is illuminated by a newly risen sun.
2013 September 26
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An ozonesonde balloon rises into a clear South Pole sky.
2013 October 3
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One of the first flights of the season landing at South Pole Station after the six-month night. A small U.S. Antarctic Program aircraft drops out of a milky sky. This must be difficult for the pilot to see the horizon.
2013 October 5
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One of the first flights of the season landing at South Pole Station after the six-month night. A small U.S. Antarctic Program aircraft landing.
2013 October 5
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Small U.S. Antarctic Program aircraft on the "tarmac" at South Pole Station. Boxes of supplies that must have been unloaded from larger aircraft waiting to be stored.
2013 October 5
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Small U.S. Antarctic Program aircraft on the "tarmac" at South Pole Station.
2013 October 5
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Small U.S. Antarctic Program aircraft on the "tarmac" at South Pole Station.
2013 October 5
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Launching an ozonesonde balloon.
2013 October 6
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South Pole station seen from the air.
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The sun has now risen a few degrees above the horizon at South Pole Station.
2013 October 7
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Keeping engines and interior of aircraft warm.
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Small U.S. Antarctic Program aircraft on the "tarmac" at South Pole Station. Note skis.
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Small U.S. Antarctic Program aircraft on the "tarmac" at South Pole Station. Note skis.
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Small U.S. Antarctic Program aircraft on the "tarmac" at South Pole Station. Note skis.
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Sastrugi - wind sculpted snow.
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Sastrugi - wind sculpted snow.
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U. S. Air Force C-130 Cargomaster taxiing at South Pole Station.
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U. S. Air Force C-130 Cargomaster taxiing at South Pole Station.
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U. S. Air Force C-130 Cargomaster taxiing at South Pole Station.
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U. S. Air Force C-130 Cargomaster taxiing at South Pole Station.
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Scientists arriving at South Pole Station and disembarking from C-130 aircraft.
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Scientists leaving South Pole Station on C-17 Globemaster.
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Scientists leaving South Pole Station on C-17 Globemaster.
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CTD (Conductivity, Temperature, Depth) and water sampling operations off of the KAPITAN DRANITSKY. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 August 26
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A bearded seal (Erignathus barbatus) on the ice. Bearded seals are the largest of Arctic seals and are named for their bushy whiskers which form a sensory moustache. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September 6
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Drilling through the ice to obtain ice cores. The ice at this location was about 1.1 meters thick. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 August 30
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A buoy awaiting deployment. The KAPITAN DRANITSYN is in the background. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September
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Science team deploying DAMOCLES (Developing Arctic Modeling and Observing Capabilities for Long-term Environmental Studies) system through ice. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 August 29
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The marine profiling instruments are set up to motor up and down the cable to prescribed depths. Special bumpers are positioned at both ends of the profile range. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 August
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A full moon over Arctic ice. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September
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A full moon over Arctic ice. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September

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