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NOAA At The Ends of the Earth Collection
Catalog of Images

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Round melt pools of fresh water on the surface of disintegrating ice flows.
Arctic Ocean, Canada Basin 2005 July 22
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There are strange things done 'neath the midnight sun but the strangest of them all is Arctic scientists taking samples far, far from any solid land.
Arctic Ocean, Canada Basin 2005 July 22
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Scientist working on Arctic ice beneath the midnight sun.
Arctic Ocean, Canada Basin 2005 July 22
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Scientists gather samples from a sea ice melt pond in the middle of the Arctic night.
Arctic Ocean, Canada Basin 2005 July 22
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Scientist listening for real-time sounds of marine mammals and other marine fauna.
Arctic Ocean, Canada Basin 2005 July 22
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Midnight sun, melting Arctic ice, open leads, and cirrus clouds.
Arctic Ocean, Canada Basin 2005 July 22
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Midnight sun, melting Arctic ice, open leads, and cirrus clouds.
Arctic Ocean, Canada Basin 2005 July 22
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Scientists in an endless vista of ice, sea, and meltwater as seen from the USCG Icebreaker HEALY.
Arctic Ocean, Canada Basin 2005 July 22
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Transportation off the ship as a scientist is being transported to the ice surface from the USCG Icebreaker HEALY under the midnight sun.
Arctic Ocean, Canada Basin 2005 July 22
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Scientist testing the waters so to speak with the USCG Icebreaker HEALY in the background.
Arctic Ocean, Canada Basin 2005 July 24
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Scientist in floe melt pool making observations
Arctic Ocean, Canada Basin 2005 July 22
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Scientist making observations in Arctic waters.
Arctic Ocean, Canada Basin 2005 July 24
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Sometimes you just have to take a few moments to enjoy the surroundings. Taking advantage of a form fitting ice structure.
Arctic Ocean, Canada Basin 2005 July 24
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Scientific divers preparing to go under the ice to study ice configuration and life forms.
Arctic Ocean, Canada Basin 2005 July 24
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Mette Nielson and Rolf Gradinger work on ice cores Understanding the role of sea-ice in the Arctic food will help scientists determine what impact declining ice cover might have on the Arctic community as a whole.
Arctic Ocean, Canada Basin 2005 July
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Scientists working on the ice beneath the midnight sun.
Arctic Ocean, Canada Basin 2005 July
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Sue Moore listening intently to real-time sounds captured by an underwater hydrophone. This technique is widely used in marine mammal studies.
Arctic Ocean, Canada Basin 2005 July
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Muddy scientists checking out the bottom trawl net for creatures.
Arctic Ocean, Canada Basin 2005 July
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Katrin Iken (left) and Bodil Bluhm move deep-sea mud from the trawl net to a bucket. The benthic scientists will sieve the mud to find creatures within it for additional research.
Arctic Ocean, Canada Basin 2005 July
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The US Coast Guard Icebreaker HEALY.
Arctic Ocean, Canada Basin 2005 July
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Scientists descending to the ice below from the manlift on the U.S. Coast Guard Icebreaker HEALY. Icebreaker HEALY.
Arctic Ocean, Canada Basin 2005 July
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Scientists descending to the ice below from the manlift on the U.S. Coast Guard Icebreaker HEALY.
Arctic Ocean, Canada Basin 2005 July
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Moving Deep Sea Systems Max Rover on the deck of the U. S. Coast Guard Icebreaker HEALY.
Arctic Ocean, Canada Basin 2005 July
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The multinet, a device which captures small creatures in the water at different depths of the water column, is deployed off the back of the U.S. Coast Guard Icebreaker HEALY.
Arctic Ocean, Canada Basin 2005 July
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Deep Sea Systems Max Rover ROV returning from the deep Canada Basin.
Arctic Ocean, Canada Basin 2005 July
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Ice camp on the Arctic Ocean. No sign of leads or breakup in early spring in the vicinity of the camp. The camp is on multi-year ice that is approximately 4 meters thick.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2007 March 31
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Transportation to and from ice camp. Aircraft landing. University of Washington Applied Physics Laboratory Ice Camp.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2007 March 29
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Aircraft landing on the ice. University of Washington Applied Physics Laboratory Ice Camp.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2007 March 30
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Unloading gear for scientific studies of ice. University of Washington Applied Physics Laboratory Ice Camp.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2007 March 29
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Home sweet home at the ice camp. 1500 meters of water directly below. University of Washington Applied Physics Laboratory Ice Camp.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2007 March 30
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Fuel oil drums and living and working spaces at ice camp. University of Washington Applied Physics Laboratory Ice Camp.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2007 March 31
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Circus Circus to the left and communications shed to right at ice camp. University of Washington Applied Physics Laboratory Ice Camp.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2007 March 31
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Helicopter transportation for studies of ice in vicinity of ice camp. University of Washington Applied Physics Laboratory Ice Camp.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2007 March 27
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Placing an ice beacon that measures air temperature and pressure and monitors motion of ice. Transport by helicopter.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2007 April 1
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Placing an ice beacon that measures air temperature and pressure and monitors motion of ice.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2007 April 1
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An ice ice beacon that measures air temperature and pressure and monitors motion of ice.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2007 April 1
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Dr. Pablo Clemente-Colon next to a Metocean ice beacon on a frigid early spring day.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2007 April 1
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Identifying number of Metocean ice beacon.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2007 April 1
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Sensor package anchored in ice.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2007 March 31
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Hole drilled for placing ice buoy. Surprising amount of vegetative debris in ice.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2007 March 31
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Placing sensors for ice stress buoy.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2007 April 2
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Ice stress buoy sensor array.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2007 April 2
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Ice stress buoy sensor array.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2007 April 1
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Ice stress buoy sensor array.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2007 April 1
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Moon over Circus Circus at the University of Washington Applied Physics Laboratory Ice Camp. At 73 North in the Beaufort Sea.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2007 April 1
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Freight plane at Ice Camp.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2007 April 2
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Freight plane passing overhead at the University of Washington Applied Physics Laboratory Ice Camp at 73 North in the Beaufort Sea.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2007 April 3
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Snow-mobiles used to transport scientists checking sensor array along opening lead.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2007 April 3
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Snow-mobiles used to transport scientists checking sensor array. Area of ice blocks and ridges.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2007 April 2
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Meteorological sensor array set on the ice.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2007 April 2

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