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NOAA At The Ends of the Earth Collection
Catalog of Images

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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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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
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Mauna Loa at sunset
Hawaii, Hawaii 1982 February
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Hawaiian sunset
Hawaii, Hawaii 1982 February
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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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