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The KAPITAN DRANITSYN moored in the ice near the French sailing vessel TARA which will intentionally be frozen in the ice for two years to study Arctic climatology and oceanography.
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September 3
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An ivory gull (Pagophila eburnea). See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September 12
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An ivory gull (Pagophila eburnea). See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September 12
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The KAPITAN DRANITSYN, a Russian icebreaker, chartered for Arctic research cruises. Here it is in the harbor awaiting the beginning of NABOS 2006 (Nansen-Admundsen Basin Observation System) cruise.
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 August 21
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Shadow of the pilot house of the KAPITAN DRANITSYN on the ice. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September
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The KAPITAN DRANITSYN in the ice. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September
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Sawing through ice core to obtain samples for analysis. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 August 30
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Recovering a deepsea mooring system that had been recording changes in temperature, conductivity, and other characteristics of Arctic Ocean waters during the past year.
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 August 28
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Paragliding to get a better view of ice conditions. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September
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Mother polar bear and cub (Ursus maritimus). See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September 9
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Mother polar bear and cub (Ursus maritimus). See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September 9
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Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) tracks. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September 9
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The first polar bear (Ursus maritimus) sighted during NABOS 2006. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 August 25
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Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) tracks. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September 9
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Polar bear (Ursus maritimus) tracks found near the KAPITAN DRANITSYN. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 August 29
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Launching a radiosonde balloon to study atmospheric conditions throughout the atmosphere to very high altitudes, sometimes greater than 25 km above the surface. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September 6
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Deploying a sediment trap off the KAPITAN DRANITSYN. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 August
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Reindeer at Kirkenes. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 August 20
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Ridge ice. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September 5
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Ridge ice. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September 5
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Ridge ice. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September 5
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Ridge ice. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September 5
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Ridge ice. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September 5
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A large crab obtained from the deep. Wonder if it will become a scientific specimen or dinner? See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 August
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A seal breathing hole in the ice. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September 5
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Ice in various stages of formation. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 August
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Wind-sculted snow patterns (sastrugi). See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September 5
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Wind-sculted snow patterns (sastrugi). See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September 5
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Sunrise in the Arctic. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September 6
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Science team after successful deployment of POPS (Polar Ocean Profiling System). See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 August 29
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A sun dog - an atmosphere phenomenom caused by refraction of sunlight through ice crystals in the atmosphere. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September 8
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An Arctic sunrise. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September
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Sun dogs and pillar - atmosphere phenomenom caused by refraction of sunlight through ice crystals in the atmosphere. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September 8
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Arctic sunset. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September 6
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Arctic sunset. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September 6
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Arctic sunset. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September 5
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Arctic sunset. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September 5
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Ridge ice. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September 5
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Taking leave of the TARA after a two-day visit. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September 4
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The French sailing vessel TARA which will intentionally be frozen in the ice for two years in order to conduct Arctic climate and oceanographic studies. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September 3
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The ship's dog of the TARA. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September 3
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The French sailing vessel TARA which will intentionally be frozen in the ice for two years in order to conduct Arctic climate and oceanographic studies. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September 4
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The celebratory barbeque at the end of a successful cruise. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September
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The bow of the KAPITAN DRANITSYN on the ice. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 August 30
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Deploying a mooring from the KAPITAN DRANITSYN. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 August 30
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Throwing a grappling hook as the initial stage in recovering a mooring. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 August 30
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Ridge ice at sunset. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September 5
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No penguins allowed - maybe do not freeze sign which seems like an exercise in futility. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September
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Walrus (Odobenus rosmarus rosmarus) hauled out on the ice. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September 11
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Walrus (Odobenus rosmarus rosmarus) hauled out on the ice. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September 11

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