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NOAA At The Ends of the Earth Collection
Catalog of Images

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Dredging operations on the CG icebreaker HEALY
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 1
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Deploying an XBT (Expendable bathythermograph)
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 16
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Washing mud off the chain dredge.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 31
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Preparing a fine mesh plankton sampling net for deployment.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 31
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NOAA/Joint Ice Center ice buoy being readied for deployment.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2009 August 10
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NOAA/Joint Ice Center ice buoy being readied for deployment.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2009 August 9
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NOAA ice buoy being readied for deployment.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2009 August 9
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Deploying an instrument package from the stern of the USCGC HEALY
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2009 August 9
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Captain Andy Armstrong, NOAA Corps (ret.), displaying a newly discovered Arctic seamount.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2009 August 25
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Chain dredge being deployed.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2009 September 9
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Rocks and mud brought from the bottom by the chain dredge.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2009 September 9
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Scientists inspecting dredge haul of rocks and mud looking for benthic life forms.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2009 September 9
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Scientist with rock hammer and specimen of rock from bottom of Beaufort Sea.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2009 September 9
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Every dredge haul has its treasures. Scientists looking for life forms and geological samples from dredge haul.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2009 September 9
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Geologist's rock hammer with rocks from bottom of Beaufort Sea.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2009 September 9
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Instrument package being deployed from stern of CGC HEALY.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2009 August 08
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Sunset or sunrise over ridge in ice.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2007 March 31
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Sunset or sunrise over ridge in ice.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2007 April 4
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Sunset or sunrise over University of Washington ice camp.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2007 April 4
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A low-angle sun illuminates hummocks on the Arctic ice.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2007 April 8
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Seemingly orthogonal cloud layers indicate winds moving in different directions at different levels. Melt pools in late summer ice.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 17
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Different layers of clouds give a striking view of melting ice floes.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 17
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Melt pools and late summer ice absorb the soft hues of a low Arctic sun.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 24
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A low Arctic sun gives a copper hue to the CGC HEALY and the Arctic landscape.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 1
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A low Arctic sun gives a copper hue to the Arctic landscape.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 1
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A low Arctic sun gives a copper hue to the Arctic landscape.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 1
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Clouds and a low sun over a late summer Arctic landscape of ice floes, leads, and melt pools.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 17
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An overcast gray day gives gray appearance to ice, melt pools, and new ice forming over melt pools.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 20
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An overcast gray day gives gray appearance to ice, melt pools, and new ice forming over melt pools.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 21
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Portion of halo formed by sun refracting through ice crystals in atmosphere.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 21
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A small polynya (area of open water surrounded by sea ice)
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 21
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On a clear summer day, a series of interlocking melt pools show as beautiful aquamarine reminiscent of shallow tropical lagoons.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 22
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Sun reflecting on an endless succession of floes and melt pools.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 23
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Sunset or sunrise? Reflections off ice floes and melt pools.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 23
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An amber sun reflecting off ice floes, melt pools and a polynya in the distance.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 23
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An amber sun reflecting off ice floes and melt pools.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 27
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Blocks of ice randomly come together to look somewhat like an igloo.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 27
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First year ice melting and breaking apart in late summer.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 27
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A dark blanket of cloud framing a yellow-gold sun illuminated horizon with ice floes and a polynya below.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 27
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Sun peaking through the clouds while the HEALY plows through ice floes and melt ponds. Contrast the colors here to image arct0264.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 29
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Sun glint on melt pools. Note the sparkles of light seen on the ice floes as well.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 28
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Ice floes, melt ponds and a lead between polynyas.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 28
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Refreezing of floes and melt ponds is well under way.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 17
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A mackerel sky reflecting off grease ice in a polynya.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 29
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First year ice floes being relatively thin with a level surface.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 29
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CGC HEALY passing through an extensive field of first year ice.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 29
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The golden Arctic with sun reflecting off what appears to be a field of first year ice floes.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 29
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Sun finding its way through almost full cloud cover to illuminate a patch of open water. Note hummocky appearance of ice floes indicating multi-year ice.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 30
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Sun seen through the clouds seen over ice floes and melt ponds.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 August 30
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Refreezing melt pools and ice floes with a small polynya in the distance.
Alaska, Beaufort Sea 2008 September 1

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