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NOAA At The Ends of the Earth Collection
Catalog of Images

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Recovering specimens from a trap set in the Ross Sea.
Ross Sea, Antarctica 1997 February
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Deploying bio-optical instrumentation over the side of the NATHANIEL B. PALMER.
Ross Sea, Antarctica 1997 February
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Deploying bio-optical instrumentation over the side of the NATHANIEL B. PALMER.
Ross Sea, Antarctica 1997 February
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Deploying an upward looking RDI acoustic doppler current profiler on a mooring along the Ross Ice Shelf in the Ross Sea
Ross Sea, Antarctica 1997 February
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Deploying an upward looking RDI acoustic doppler current profiler on a mooring along the Ross Ice Shelf in the Ross Sea
Ross Sea, Antarctica 1997 February
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Deploying an upward looking RDI acoustic doppler current profiler on a mooring along the Ross Ice Shelf in the Ross Sea
Ross Sea, Antarctica 1997 February
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Deploying an upward looking RDI acoustic doppler current profiler on a mooring along the Ross Ice Shelf in the Ross Sea
Ross Sea, Antarctica 1997 February
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Deploying an upward looking RDI acoustic doppler current profiler on a mooring along the Ross Ice Shelf in the Ross Sea
Ross Sea, Antarctica 1997 February
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Deploying an upward looking RDI acoustic doppler current profiler on a mooring along the Ross Ice Shelf in the Ross Sea
Ross Sea, Antarctica 1997 February
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Deploying an upward looking RDI acoustic doppler current profiler on a mooring along the Ross Ice Shelf in the Ross Sea
Ross Sea, Antarctica 1997 February
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Deploying an upward looking RDI acoustic doppler current profiler on a mooring along the Ross Ice Shelf in the Ross Sea
Ross Sea, Antarctica 1997 February
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Deploying the trainwheel anchor for a mooring in the Ross Sea.
Ross Sea, Antarctica 1997 February
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Deploying the trainwheel anchor for a mooring in the Ross Sea.
Ross Sea, Antarctica 1997 February
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Icebergs drifting in the Ross Sea
Ross Sea, Antarctica 1997 February
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Penguins hitching a ride on a bergy bit drifting in the Ross Sea.
Ross Sea, Antarctica 1997 February
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The sign at the Mauna Loa Observatory - Geophysical Monitoring for Climatic Change. The Mauna Loa Observatory is at 3400 meters elevation, over 2 statute miles high. Here, carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has been measured for many years.
Mauna Loa, Hawaii 1982 February
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A view of Hilo at dusk with a snow-capped Mauna Loa in the background.
Hilo, Hawaii 1982 February
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A snow-capped Mauna Loa as seen from the coast.
Mauna Loa, Hawaii 1982 February
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Mauna Kea as seen from the Mauna Loa Observatory.
Mauna Loa, Hawaii 1982 February
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Pahoehoe lava flow on Mauna Loa. Note small cinder cone in the distance.
Mauna Loa, Hawaii 1982 February
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Photo #1 of sequence. A view of snow-capped Mauna Kea as seen from Mauna Loa.
Mauna Loa, Hawaii 1982 February
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Photo #2 of sequence. The same view of Mauna Kea but panning to the right and showing the winding road leading to the Mauna Loa Observatory.
Mauna Loa, Hawaii 1982 February
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Each day the cloud cover rolls up Mauna Loa from the Hilo area. It fills the saddle first, then reaches the observatory by late afternoon. This is a daily cycle.
Mauna Loa, Hawaii 1982 February
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A view of snow-capped Mauna Kea as seen over an aa lava flow from Mauna Loa.
Mauna Loa, Hawaii 1982 February
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Photo #1 of sequence. A view of snow-capped Mauna Kea as seen from Mauna Loa.
Mauna Loa, Hawaii 1982 February
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Photo #2 of sequence. The same view of Mauna Kea but panning to the left.
Mauna Loa, Hawaii 1982 February
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The Mauna Loa Observatory.
Mauna Loa, Hawaii 1982 February
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The Mauna Loa Observatory with view of the dome housing Dobson ozone spectrophot ometer and air intake tower for atmospheric constituent measurements.
Mauna Loa, Hawaii 1982 February
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Instruments on the tower at the Mauna Loa Observatory.
Mauna Loa, Hawaii 1982 February
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The Mauna Loa Observatory with view of the dome housing Dobson ozone spectrophot ometer and air intake tower for atmospheric constituent measurements.
Mauna Loa, Hawaii 1982 February
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The NASA Solar Observatory, up the hill from the NOAA facility.
Mauna Loa, Hawaii 1982 February
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Snow on the ground at Mauna Loa Observatory.
Mauna Loa, Hawaii 1982 February
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Snow on the ground at Mauna Loa Observatory.
Mauna Loa, Hawaii 1982 February
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A snowman in Hawaii!
Mauna Loa, Hawaii 1982 February
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Brrrrr! John Bortniak in a down parka in Hawaii.
Mauna Loa, Hawaii 1982 February
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John Bortniak taking rainfall readings at the Mauna Loa Observatory.
Mauna Loa, Hawaii 1982 February
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A rainwater collector - part of an acid rain observation network that extends from Hilo all the way up Mauna Loa to the observatory at various elevations.
Mauna Loa, Hawaii 1982 February
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Preparing to take air sample for carbon dioxide analysis.
Mauna Loa, Hawaii 1982 February
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Using an evacuated glass flask to collect air sample to be analyzed for carbon dioxide. This information will be added to the historic Scripps (Charles Keeling) long-term CO2 record.
Mauna Loa, Hawaii 1982 February
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Opening the valve into the wind of an evacuated glass flask while the observer holds his breath to keep from contaminating the sample.
Mauna Loa, Hawaii 1982 February
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Using the Dobson ozone spetrophotometer to measure the ozone content of the atmosphere by observing 2 ultraviolet wavelengths.
Mauna Loa, Hawaii 1982 February
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Recording solar radiation using a normal incidence pyrheliometer with a filter wheel.
Mauna Loa, Hawaii 1982 February
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Recording Dobson ozone data.
Mauna Loa, Hawaii 1982 February
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Demonstrating oxygen mask. After arriving at 11,000 feet altitude fresh from sea level, one often feels the need to perk up a little with oxygen before starting the day's work.
Mauna Loa, Hawaii 1982 February
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A condensation nuclei counter inside the observatory building.
Mauna Loa, Hawaii 1982 February
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Inside the observatory.
Mauna Loa, Hawaii 1982 February
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Inside the observatory calibrating the 4-wavelength nephelometer.
Mauna Loa, Hawaii 1982 February
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Updating the recording charts with time/date marks.
Mauna Loa, Hawaii 1982 February
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The Instrument Control and Data Acquisition System (ICDAS).
Mauna Loa, Hawaii 1982 February
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The Carbon Dioxide monitoring instrument panel.
Mauna Loa, Hawaii 1982 February

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