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IceBridge Multimedia Archive - Arctic 2013

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IceBridge Multimedia Archive - Arctic 2013

March/May 2013 -- Arctic Field Campaign

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Arctic 2013 Video Gallery

 

Flying Low over Southeast Greenland
Flying Low over Southeast Greenland
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Keeping a Close Eye on Jakobshavn
Keeping a Close Eye on Jakobshavn
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Arctic Daily Sea Ice, March 2012 to Feb. 2013
Arctic Daily Sea Ice, March 2012 to Feb. 2013
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An Interesting Year for Arctic Sea Ice
An Interesting Year for Arctic Sea Ice
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 Wheels Down in Thule
Operation IceBridge: Wheels Down in Thule
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Arctic Ozone Loss 2011
Arctic Ozone Loss 2011
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Arctic Sea Ice Changes 2011-2012
Arctic Sea Ice Changes 2011-2012
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An Island Made of Ice
An Island Made of Ice
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Arctic 2013 Image Gallery

Map showing completed science flight for the IceBridge Arctic 2013 field campaign.
› Arctic 2013 Campaign Completed Flights Map
Teachers Mark Buesing and Jette Poulsen aboard the NASA P-3B during an IceBridge survey flight on Apr. 8, 2013.
› Embeded Teachers Mark Buesing and Jette Poulsen
Group photo of IceBridge Arctic 2013 team posing in front of the NASA P-3B.
› The IceBridge Arctic 2013 Team
 
Wallops flight engineer Brian Yates meets his children after the P-3B returned from completion of IceBridge’s Arctic 2013 campaign.
› P-3B Back at Wallops Flight Facility
 
Steensby Glacier flows around a sharp bend in a deep canyon. The glacier is located at 81 degrees north in Nyboe Land and flows into the St. Georges Fjord.
› Steensby Glacier
 
 
Saunders Island and Wolstenholme Fjord with Kap Atholl in the background seen during an IceBridge survey flight.
› Saunders Island and Wolstenholme Fjord
 
Terminus of Wordie Glacier in northeast Greenland with small terminal moraine.
› Wordie Glacier Terminus
 
A view of one of the Petermann Glacier valley walls in northern Greenland from NASA's P-3B research aircraft.
› Petermann Glacier Valley Walls
 
Glaciers flowing through a valley in northeast Greenland seen from NASA's P-3B research aircraft on Apr. 19, 2013.
› Glaciers Flow Through the Valley, NE Greenland
This view of ice flowing around a ridge of bedrock shows ice's plasticity.
› Example of Ice's Plasticity
 
The light blue portions in the middle of the photograph are refrozen meltwater ponds seen from NASA's P-3B during an IceBridge survey flight on Apr. 19, 2013.
› Refrozen Melt Water Ponds
 
The calving front of Petermann Glacier in northern Greenland as seen from the NASA P-3B.
› New Calving Front of Petermann Glacier
 
Calving front of Kangerdlugssup Glacier in central west Greenland. The calving front is the place where ice bergs are born.
› Calving Front of Kangerdlugssup Glacier
The NASA P-3B research aircraft is being prepared outside the hangar at Thule Air Base for a science mission across the Arctic Ocean to Alaska.
› Prepping for Flight
 
 
Ice and mountains of the Geikie Plateau in central east Greenland.
› Geikie Rock and Ice
 
 
A glacier between mountains on Greenland's Geikie Peninsula.
› Geikie Plateau
 
 
Horseshoe-shaped lateral moraines at the margin of the Penny Ice Cap on Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada.
› Horseshoe-shaped Lateral Moraines
 
Terminal moraine of a small glacier on Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada. Sometimes known as an end moraine, a terminal moraine is an accumulation of soil and rock that shows the farthest point of a glacier's advance.
› Penny Ice Cap Terminal Moraine
 
Horseshoe-shaped lateral moraines at the margin of the Penny Ice Cap on Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada.
› Lateral Moraines at Margins of Penny Ice Cap
Penny Ice Cap outlet glacier on Baffin Island, Nunavut, Canada.
› Penny Ice Cap
 
 
Ice covered fjord on Baffin Island with Davis Strait in the background.
› Baffin Island, Davis Strait
 
Kangerlussuaq Airport with the NASA P-3B research aircraft and control tower. The view is from Køkkenfjeldet,  also known as Mount Hassell, a 500 meter high ridge north of Kangerlussuaq.
› NASA's P-3B on Tarmac at kangerlussuaq Airport
Dust storm and early morning sun in Kangerlussuaq. The fine sand from the glacial deposits gets easily wind-borne and gets into computers, cameras and your eyes.
› Early Morning Dust Storm in Kangerlussuaq
A heavily crevassed glacier flows between mountain peaks in the Geikie Plateau region of eastern Greenland seen during an Apr. 11, 2013.
› Glacier Flows Between Mountain Peaks
Geikie Plateau glacier and mountain peaks in eastern Greenland seen from NASA's P-3B during an IceBridge survey flight on Apr. 11, 2013.
› Geikie Plateau Glacier
 
A southwest Greenland glacier and its calving front seen during an IceBridge survey flight on Apr. 8, 2013.
› Icebergs in Front of Calving Front
A heavily crevassed glacier's calving front in a fjord in southwest Greenland seen from NASA's P-3B on Apr. 8, 2013.
› Southwestern Glacier Calving Front
Ice free water in an inlet, or fjord, on Greenland's southwestern coast seen through a window on NASA's P-3B during an IceBridge flight on Apr. 8, 2013.
› Ice Free Water in Fjord
The NASA P-3B's shadow on sea ice off of southeast Greenland during an IceBridge survey on Apr. 9, 2013.
› The P-3B Sees Its Shadow
A fjord in southeast Greenland seen from the NASA P-3B during an IceBridge glacier survey on Apr. 9, 2013.
› More Southeast Greenland Fjord
A fjord in southeast Greenland seen from the NASA P-3B during an IceBridge glacier survey on Apr. 9, 2013.
› Southeast Greenland Fjord
Mark Buesing, science teacher at Libertyville High School in Libertyville, Ill., takes a photograph out the window of NASA's P-3B during a mission to study glaciers in southeast Greenland on Apr. 8, 2013.
› Embedded Illinois Teacher
Danish high school science teacher Jette Rygaard Poulsen enjoys the view out of one of the P-3B airborne laboratory's windows during a survey flight over glaciers in southeast Greenland on Apr. 8, 2013.
› Embedded Teacher on OIB Survey Flight
Plot of preliminary Airborne Topographic Mapper T4 wide scan data of Greenland’s Jakobshavn Glacier on Apr. 4 and Apr. 10, 2013.
› Jakobshavn Glacier as Seen by ATM
NASA's P-3B airborne laboratory coming in for a landing at the airport in Kangerlussuaq, Greenland.
› P-3B Coming in for a Landing
Nunataks, areas of exposed rock, in the western portion of the Greenland ice sheet seen from the NASA P-3B during an IceBridge survey of southwestern Greenland on Apr. 8, 2013.
› Nunataks in Western Greenland
Sunrise at Kangerlussuaq, Greenland, with ravens on the left, and the Watson river and Sugarloaf Hill seen through a haze of windblown glacial silt.
› Sunrise at Kangerlussuaq
Helheim Fjord in eastern Greenland seen from the NASA P-3B on the Apr. 5, 2013 IceBridge survey flight.
› Helheim Fjord
 
Lights of an aurora seen in Kangerlussuaq, Greenland, during NASA's Operation IceBridge campaign.
› Aurora in Kangerlussuaq
Sea ice in the Nares Strait—a body of water between Canada’s Ellesmere Island and Greenland—seen from the NASA P-3B on an IceBridge survey flight on Mar. 27, 2013.
› Sea Ice in Nares Strait
A view of Jakobshavn fjord from NASA’s P-3B aircraft during the Apr. 4, 2013 IceBridge survey of the Jakobshavn Glacier basin.
› Jakobshavn Fjord
 
 
Alaskan mountains seen from high altitude aboard the NASA P-3B during the IceBridge transit flight from Thule to Fairbanks on March 21, 2013.
› Alaskan Mountains Seen During IceBridge Transit
Sled dogs on sea ice in North Star Bay near Thule Air Base, Greenland, with 700-foot-high Mount Dundas in the background.
› Sled Dogs on North Star Bay
 
Footprints in the fresh snow at the Fairbanks airport made when flight crew members went out to warm up the NASA P-3B in 1 degree Fahrenheit weather before the IceBridge survey flight on Mar. 23, 2013.
› Footprints in the Snow
 
The town of Barrow, Alaska—the northernmost city in the United States— seen from the NASA P-3B during an IceBridge survey flight on Mar. 24, 2013.
› Town of Barrow, Alaska
 
View just before sunrise over the Arctic Ocean during IceBridge's transit flight from Fairbanks to Thule on Mar. 26, 2013.
› Sunrise Over the Arctic Ocean
Mosaic image of sea ice in the Beaufort Sea created by the DMS instrument aboard the IceBridge P-3B.
› Blue Beaufort Sea Ice
Mosaic image of sea ice in the Beaufort Sea created by the DMS instrument aboard the IceBridge P-3B.
› Beaufort Sea Ice
 
The moon over the NASA P-3B prior to the IceBridge team’s 1 a.m. departure from Fairbanks, Alaska, on Mar. 26, 2013.
› Moon Over P-3B
 
A sunny view of the ramp at Thule Air Base, Greenland, shortly after the NASA P-3B research aircraft arrived on Mar. 18, 2013.
› The Ramp at Thule Air Base
The P-3 is waiting outside the hangar at Thule Air Base with the Greenland Ice sheet in the background.
› P-3B Waiting to Start the Day
The NASA P-3B sits in the hangar at Thule Air Base while the IceBridge team waits for fog to clear on the morning of Mar. 20, 2013.
› Waiting For the Fog to Clear
John Sonntag shows proposed flight plans for 2013 Arctic campaign.
› Geikie Flight Plan Map
   

 

Page Last Updated: August 15th, 2014
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