Grease ice forming as the Arctic Ocean cools with the approaching winter.
Note damping effect of ice on small wind waves.
Image ID: arct0013, NOAA At The Ends of the Earth Collection
Location: Arctic Ocean, north of western Russia
Photo Date: 2006 August 31
Photographer: Mike Dunn, NC State Museum of Natural Sciences
Credit: NOAA Climate Program Office, NABOS 2006 Expedition
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