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NOAA At The Ends of the Earth Collection
Catalog of Images

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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
2820 thumbnail picture
The Mauna Kea astronomical observatories as seen from the air in winter. Mauna Loa is visible in the background.
Mauna Kea, Hawaii 1982 February
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The Mauna Kea astronomical observatories as seen from the air in winter.
Mauna Kea, Hawaii 1982 February
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The Mauna Kea astronomical observatories as seen from the air in winter. Mauna Loa is visible in the background.
Mauna Kea, Hawaii 1982 February
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A pahoehoe lava flow on the slope of Mauna Loa.
Mauna Loa, Hawaii 1982 February
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A lava formation at the entrance to a lava tube.
Mauna Loa, Hawaii 1982 February
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Vegetation making inroads into basalt field.
Mauna Loa, Hawaii 1982 February
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Cave-in section of roof of a lava tube. This is why walking on open lava fields can be quite dangerous.
Mauna Loa, Hawaii 1982 February
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Inside a lava tube.
Mauna Loa, Hawaii 1982 February
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Inside a lava tube.
Mauna Loa, Hawaii 1982 February
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Inside a lava tube.
Mauna Loa, Hawaii 1982 February
2830 thumbnail picture
Mauna Loa at sunset
Hawaii, Hawaii 1982 February
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Hawaiian sunset
Hawaii, Hawaii 1982 February
2832 thumbnail picture
Entrance to dome at Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station
South Pole Station
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The geodesic dome and skylab as seen from the old Clean Air Facility at South Pole Station.
South Pole Station
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The new Atmospheric Research Observatory (ARO) replaced the old Clean Air Facility. This was built for NOAA's Climate Monitoring and Diagnostics Laboratory in Boulder, Colorado.
South Pole Station
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Lieutenant Mark Boland taking air samples for Dr. Charles Keeling of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography.
South Pole Station
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Lieutenant Mark Boland making Ozone measurements with a Dobson spectrophotometer . Hair is a little out of regulation but no barbers at the South Pole.
South Pole Station
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Launching an ozonesonde. This balloon transported instrument measures a vertical profile of the ozone layer.
South Pole Station
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Launching an ozonesonde. This balloon transported instrument measures a vertical profile of the ozone layer.
South Pole Station
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Ozonesonde launch during the ozone hole episode of 1997.
South Pole Station 1997 September
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Sunset over the station in the austral fall of 1997.
South Pole Station 1997 April
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Aurora australis over South Pole Station in the 1997 austral winter.
South Pole Station 1997 July
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LIDAR measurement emanating from Atmospheric Research Observatory (ARO) Building . This instrument is used to measure stratospheric clouds.
South Pole Station 1997 July
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Lee Eason of the Seattle office observing angles with Eskimo helper
Alaska Arctic Coast 1950
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A weasel making its way across a lagoon at Point Lay
Alaska Arctic Coast 1950
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View of a weasel from the top of a pressure ridge out on the Beaufort Sea
Alaska Arctic Coast 1950
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Looking down from the top of a pressure ridge. Man in picture provides sense of height of ridge.
Alaska Arctic Coast 1950
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Cat train enroute from Pitt Point to Point Lay. Train is hauled by caterpillar tractors - thus term "cat train"
Alaska Arctic Coast 1950
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Cat train enroute from Pitt Point to Point Lay. Train is hauled by caterpillar tractors - thus term "cat train"
Alaska Arctic Coast 1950
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Leo Attungowruk and wife standing, Warren Neokok and wife sitting. The men helped with the survey work. At Point Lay Village.
Alaska Arctic Coast 1950

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