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Fulmar (Fulmarus glacialis). Although these birds look superficially like seagulls, they are more closely related to petrels. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September 12
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Fulmar (Fulmarus glacialis). Although these birds look superficially like seagulls, they are more closely related to petrels. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September 12
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With no gangway available, scientists and crew had to be hoisted from the ship to the ice. NABOS 2006. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 August 29
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A spectacular Arctic sunset. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September 5
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Grease ice forming as the Arctic Ocean cools with the approaching winter. Note damping effect of ice on small wind waves. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 August 31
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Grease ice forming as the Arctic Ocean cools with the approaching winter. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 August 31
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Grease ice forming as the Arctic Ocean cools with the approaching winter. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 August 31
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A spectacular Arctic sunset. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September 5
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Wind-sculpted snow known as sastrugi. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September 5
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Arctic icebergs. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September 8
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Arctic icebergs. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September 8
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Arctic icebergs. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September 8
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The KAPITAN DRANITSYN encounters its first sea ice during NABOS 2006. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 August 24
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Ice crystals forming along a rope on the KAPITAN DRANITSYN. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September
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Along the edge of the pack ice. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September
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Ice floes. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September
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Polygons in the freezing ice. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September
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Pancake ice frozen together. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September
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A ridge caused by floes coming together. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September 5
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A ridge caused by floes coming together. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September 5
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An icicle. See: http://www.naturalsciences.org/education/arctic/
Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia 2006 September 5
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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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