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June 2017

Spruce trees colonized former lake beds in western tundra region of Alaska. Photo by Benjamin Jones, 9/27/12
Week 4: Spruce trees colonized former lake beds in western tundra region of Alaska. Photo by Benjamin Jones, 9/27/12

March 2017

A stony islet in one of the many ponds of Icy Point.  Photo by Carson Baughman.
Week 1: A stony islet in one of the many ponds of Icy Point. Photo by Carson Baughman.
A terminal moraine of till, a thicket of pioneering alder, an older forest of hemlock and a mature forest of yellow cedar depict forest succession in Glacier Bay National Park.  Photo by Carson Baughman.
Week 2: A terminal moraine of till, a thicket of pioneering alder, an older forest of hemlock and a mature forest of yellow cedar depict forest succession in Glacier Bay National Park. Photo by Carson Baughman.
A transformational landscape. The forested hill was once a sea stack, the foreground was once the sea floor and then a glacial outwash plain, and the Fairweathers continue to uplift.  Photo by Carson Baughman.
Week 3: A transformational landscape. The forested hill was once a sea stack, the foreground was once the sea floor and then a glacial outwash plain, and the Fairweathers continue to uplift. Photo by Carson Baughman.
A true ice worm (Mesenchytraeus solifugus) on the La Perouse Glacier, Glacier Bay National Park.  Photo by Carson Baughman.
Week 4: A true ice worm (Mesenchytraeus solifugus) on the La Perouse Glacier, Glacier Bay National Park. Photo by Carson Baughman.
Recent boreal forest fire near the Nogahabara Sand Dunes, Interior, Alaska
Week 5: Recent boreal forest fire near the Nogahabara Sand Dunes, Interior, Alaska

February 2017

Esther, Andy, and Andrea doing NMR surveys.
Week 1: Esther, Andy, and Andrea doing NMR surveys.
A forest grows on a layer of glacial outwash which was deposited over ancient (greater than 28,000 years old) tilted marine sediments.  Photo by Carson Baughman.
Week 2: A forest grows on a layer of glacial outwash which was deposited over ancient (greater than 28,000 years old) tilted marine sediments. Photo by Carson Baughman.
A forgotten wreck on Alaskas outer coast, Glacier Bay National Park.  Photo by Carson Baughman.
Week 3: A forgotten wreck on Alaskas outer coast, Glacier Bay National Park. Photo by Carson Baughman.
A sizable glacial erratic, Glacier Bay National Park.  Photo by Carson Baughman.
Week 4: A sizable glacial erratic, Glacier Bay National Park. Photo by Carson Baughman.

January 2017

2016 Field team from left to right: Allen Bondurant, Andrew Parsekian, Esther Babcock, Christopher Arp, Benjamin Jones, and Andrea Creighton.
Week 1: 2016 Field team from left to right: Allen Bondurant, Andrew Parsekian, Esther Babcock, Christopher Arp, Benjamin Jones, and Andrea Creighton.
The last Transient electromagnetics (TEM, also time-domain electromagnetics TDEM) measurement of the expedition! a geophysical exploration technique in which electric and magnetic fields are induced by transient pulses of electric current and the subsequent decay response measured...using it to image permafrost below lakes and also in tundra areas.
Week 2: The last TEM measurement of the expedition! a geophysical exploration technique in which electric and magnetic fields are induced by transient pulses of electric current and the subsequent decay response measured...using it to image permafrost below lakes and also in tundra areas.
Blowout feature in Teshekpuk Lake ice.
Week 3: Blowout feature in Teshekpuk Lake ice.
Digging a snow pit.
Week 4: Digging a snow pit.

December 2016

Andrea and Andy setting up the NMR instrument.
Week 1: Andrea and Andy setting up the NMR instrument.
Andrea configuring the NMR.
Week 2: Andrea configuring the Surface Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) instrument.
Honeycomb ice on Teshekpuk Lake.
Week 3: Honeycomb ice on Teshekpuk Lake.
Ben Jones on the spine of Teshekpuk Lake pressure ridge and fox tracks.
Week 5: Ben Jones on the spine of Teshekpuk Lake pressure ridge and fox tracks.

November 2016

Polar fox digging for a meal.
Week 1: Polar fox digging for a meal.
Esther Babcock and Andrea Creighton measure sub-lake permafrost with the Transient electromagnetics (TEM). Time-domain electromagnetics (TDEM), is a geophysical exploration technique in which electric and magnetic fields are induced by transient pulses of electric current and the subsequent decay response measured.
Week 2: Esther Babcock and Andrea Creighton measure sub-lake permafrost with the Transient electromagnetics (TEM). Time-domain electromagnetics (TDEM), is a geophysical exploration technique in which electric and magnetic fields are induced by transient pulses of electric current and the subsequent decay response measured.
Andrea Creighton doing a GPR survey from tundra to lake.
Week 3: Andrea Creighton doing a GPR survey from tundra to lake.
Esther and Andrea checking out lake ice cracks.
Week 4: Esther and Andrea checking out lake ice cracks.
Allen Bondurant taking a permafrost core.
Week 5: Allen Bondurant taking a permafrost core.

October 2016

Curious arctic fox on Teshekpuk Lake.
Week 1: Curious arctic fox on Teshekpuk Lake.
Teshekpuk caribou grubbing on the tundra.
Week 2: Teshekpuk caribou grubbing on the tundra.
Curious red fox checking me out.
Week 3: Curious red fox checking me out.
Snowy owl perched on a lake bluff.
Week 4: Snowy owl perched on a lake bluff.

September 2016

Great photo of the Furious Four that Richard Kemnitz of the BLM just emailed to us.
Week 1: Great photo of the Furious Four that Richard Kemnitz of the BLM just emailed to us.
Collecting snow water equivalent samples.
Week 2: Collecting snow water equivalent samples.
Ground penetrating radar surveys on Fish Creek.
Week 3: Ground penetrating radar surveys on Fish Creek.
Snowmachine repairs on the tundra.
Week 4: Snowmachine repairs on the tundra.

August 2016

Double tow to get out a stuck sled on the soft snow.
Week 1: Double tow to get out a stuck sled on the soft snow.
Collapsing pingo.
Week 2: Collapsing pingo.
Setting sun and blowing snow at Inigok camp.
Week 3: Setting sun and blowing snow at Inigok camp.
Shoveling out the BLM dome at Inigok.
Week 4: Shoveling out the BLM dome at Inigok.
Securing camp today during the ground blizzard.
Week 5: Securing camp today during the ground blizzard.

July 2016

Arctic fieldwork.
Week 1: Arctic fieldwork.
Arctic traffic jam.
Week 2: Arctic traffic jam.
Colville River camp.
Week 3: Colville River camp.
One of the sticking points of commuting in the Arctic.
Week 4: One of the sticking points of commuting in the Arctic.

June 2016

Andy Parsekian, the TEM instrument, and our 40 m loops in the distance.
Week 1: Andy Parsekian, the TEM instrument, and our 40 m loops in the distance.
Chris Arp playing it cool in the Arctic.
Week 2: Chris Arp playing it cool in the Arctic.
Riding back towards Toolik Field Station and the Brooks Range after a long day on the tundra.
Week 3: Riding back towards Toolik Field Station and the Brooks Range after a long day on the tundra.
Arctic commute.
Week 4: Arctic commute.

May 2016

Atigun Pass, Brooks Range, Alaska
Week 1: Atigun Pass, Brooks Range, Alaska
Toolik Field Station
Week 2: Toolik Field Station
Allen Bondurant and Chris Arp prepping the lake ice corer.
Week 3: Allen Bondurant and Chris Arp prepping the lake ice corer.
Benjamin Jones inspecting the first lake ice core.
Week 4: Benjamin Jones inspecting the first lake ice core.
Benjamin Jones and the Transient electromagnetics (TEM, also time-domain electromagnetics TDEM) geophysical instrument.
Week 5: Benjamin Jones and the Transient electromagnetics (TEM, also time-domain electromagnetics TDEM) geophysical instrument.

April 2016

Measuring permafrost thickness on the Kenai Peninsula
Week 1: Measuring permafrost thickness on the Kenai Peninsula
A sediment core from a lake near Wasilla, AK
Week 2: A sediment core from a lake near Wasilla, AK
Beginning of the Dalton Highway - Allen Bondurant, Andrew Parsekian, Benjamin Jones, and Christopher Arp (left to right)
Week 3: Beginning of the Dalton Highway - Allen Bondurant, Andrew Parsekian, Benjamin Jones, and Christopher Arp (left to right)
Sukakpak Mountain and the Dalton Highway
Week 4: Sukakpak Mountain and the Dalton Highway

March 2016

Blowout in the Nogahabara sand dunes.
Week 1: Blowout in the Nogahabara sand dunes.
Thermokarst initiated by a snow fence near Barrow, AK
Week 2: Thermokarst initiated by a snow fence near Barrow, AK
Pathways student Benjamin Gaglioti coring permafrost in the Arctic Foothills
Week 3: Pathways student Benjamin Gaglioti coring permafrost in the Arctic Foothills
Surveying a rapidly eroding segment of Arctic coastline
Week 4: Surveying a rapidly eroding segment of Arctic coastline
For more information about the 14th International Circumpolar Remote Sensing Symposium to be held September 12-16, 2016 in Homer, Alaska, see http://alaska.usgs.gov/science/geography/CRSS2016/index.php.
Week 5: For more information about the 14th International Circumpolar Remote Sensing Symposium to be held September 12-16, 2016 in Homer, Alaska, see http://alaska.usgs.gov/science/geography/CRSS2016/index.php.

February 2016

Arctic sun
Week 1: Arctic sun
Degrading ice wedges in northern Alaska
Week 2: Degrading ice wedges in northern Alaska
Inundated ice wedge polygonal terrain in an arctic delta.
Week 3: Inundated ice wedge polygonal terrain in an arctic delta.
Contemplating permafrost and peatland development on the Kenai Peninsula
Week 4: Contemplating permafrost and peatland development on the Kenai Peninsula

January 2016

TLSA team
Week 1: TLSA team
Snow surveys in the Anaktuvuk River tundra fire burn area.
Week 2: Snow surveys in the Anaktuvuk River tundra fire burn area.
Arctic fieldwork
Week 3: Arctic fieldwork
Arctic fieldwork
Week 4: Arctic fieldwork

December 2015

Thermokarst moat on the Kenai Peninsula.
Week 1: Thermokarst moat on the Kenai Peninsula.
Sub-surface seepage from a lake about to drain in northern Alaska.
Week 2: Sub-surface seepage from a lake about to drain in northern Alaska.
Late summer fieldwork in the Arctic Foothills.
Week 3: Late summer fieldwork in the Arctic Foothills.
Post-fire thermokarst development in Arctic Alaska.
Week 4: Post-fire thermokarst development in Arctic Alaska.

November 2015

Thermokarst lake and ice wedge polygonal tundra in northern Alaska.
Week 1: Thermokarst lake and ice wedge polygonal tundra in northern Alaska.
Allen Bondurant measuring depth to permafrost along a thermokarst lake shore.
Week 2: Allen Bondurant measuring depth to permafrost along a thermokarst lake shore.
Early colonizer in a recently drained lake bed.
Week 3: Early colonizer in a recently drained lake bed.
Measuring long-term permafrost terrain subsidence using 1950s benchmarks.
Week 4: Measuring long-term permafrost terrain subsidence using 1950s benchmarks.
Salt burned tundra along the Alaska Coastal Plain.
Week 5: Salt burned tundra along the Alaska Coastal Plain.

October 2015

Spruce tree takes root in Arctic tundra.
Week 1: Spruce tree takes root in Arctic tundra.
Degrading pingo south of Teshekpuk Lake.
Week 2: Degrading pingo south of Teshekpuk Lake.

September 2015

Lake-side thaw slumps in the Brooks Range.
Week 1: Lake-side thaw slumps in the Brooks Range.
Blowout in the Pleistocene Sand Sea in northern Alaska.
Week 2: Blowout in the Pleistocene Sand Sea in northern Alaska.
Jim Webster and the Mysterious Tundra Rock
Week 3: Jim Webster and the Mysterious Tundra Rock
Caribou passing through Derksen Basin
Week 4: Caribou passing through Derksen Basin
Last interglacial permafrost exposed at Teshekpuk Lake.
Week 5: Last interglacial permafrost exposed at Teshekpuk Lake.

August 2015

Ben shoveling.
Week 1: Ben shoveling.
Arctic research.
Week 2: Arctic research.
Gyres visible in oriented lakes in northern Alaska.
Week 3: Gyres visible in oriented lakes in northern Alaska.
Purple pingo. This site burned in 2007 and now fireweed is growing there.
Week 4: Purple pingo. This site burned in 2007 and now fireweed is growing there.

July 2015

Snow survey.
Week 1: Snow survey.
Drilling an ice hole.
Week 2: Drilling an ice hole.
Caribou.
Week 3: Caribou.
Ben standing in front of TLO Arctic Research Lab.
Week 4: Ben standing in front of TLO Arctic Research Lab.

June 2015

Fieldwork around Toolik 2015
Week 1: Fieldwork around Toolik 2015
White fox.
Week 2: White fox.
Teshekpuk Lake Observatory.
Week 3: Teshekpuk Lake Observatory.
Red fox.
Week 4: Red fox.
Peatball Lake buoy.
Week 5: Peatball Lake buoy.

May 2015

Fieldwork around Toolik 2015
Week 1: Fieldwork around Toolik 2015
Fieldwork around Toolik 2015
Week 2: Fieldwork around Toolik 2015
Fieldwork around Toolik 2015
Week 3: Fieldwork around Toolik 2015
Fieldwork around Toolik 2015
Week 4: Fieldwork around Toolik 2015

April 2015

Making sure we can find our way back.
Week 1: Making sure we can find our way back.
Fieldwork around Toolik 2015. Andy Parsekian (University of Wyoming) towing a ground penetrating radar used to measure ice thickness.
Week 2: Fieldwork around Toolik 2015. Andy Parsekian (University of Wyoming) towing a ground penetrating radar used to measure ice thickness.
Fieldwork around Toolik 2015
Week 3: Fieldwork around Toolik 2015
Fieldwork around Toolik 2015
Week 4: Fieldwork around Toolik 2015

March 2015

Winter fieldwork in northern Alaska
Week 1: Winter fieldwork in northern Alaska
Two images of Siberian pingo crater zoom out/zoom out. Permission for use granted. Copyright DigitalGlobe, Inc.
Week 2: Two images of Siberian pingo crater zoom out/zoom out. Permission for use granted. Copyright DigitalGlobe, Inc.
Bare ice on Hidden Lake, Kenai Peninsula
Week 3: Bare ice on Hidden Lake, Kenai Peninsula
Halkett Basin. A thermokarst lake that drained in early July 2014.
Week 4: Halkett Basin. A thermokarst lake that drained in early July 2014.
Packing sleds for a 1000 mile snow machine expedition.
Week 5: Packing sleds for a 1000 mile snow machine expedition.

February 2015

River meander on the North Slope of Alaska
Week 1: River meander on the North Slope of Alaska
Spruce tree split by a permafrost thaw slump.
Week 2: Spruce tree split by a permafrost thaw slump.
Arctic frost flowers
Week 3: Arctic frost flowers
Sun dogs in the Arctic
Week 4: Sun dogs in the Arctic

January 2015

Teshekpuk Lake Observatory, August 2014
Week 1: Teshekpuk Lake Observatory, August 2014
Caribou enjoys the early winter snow on the Arctic Coastal Plain
Week 2: Caribou enjoys the early winter snow on the Arctic Coastal Plain
Skilak Lake during a warm winter, Christmas Day
Week 3: Skilak Lake during a warm winter, Christmas Day
Arctic winter colors during December fieldwork on the Arctic Coastal Plain
Week 4: Arctic winter colors during December fieldwork on the Arctic Coastal Plain

December 2014

High centered polygons, Barrow, Alaska
Week 1: High centered polygons, Barrow, Alaska
Initial formation of ice on Teshekupk October 7, 2014
Week 2: Initial formation of ice on Teshekupk October 7, 2014
Little Glacier Lagoon Southern Iceland
Week 3: Little Glacier Lagoon Southern Iceland
Ljotipollur the ugly puddle Central Highlands Iceland
Week 4: Ljotipollur the ugly puddle Central Highlands Iceland
Summer thunderstorm approaches Kavik River Camp, Kavik River, Alaska
Week 5: Summer thunderstorm approaches Kavik River Camp, Kavik River, Alaska

November 2014

Beaded stream network on Alaska's North Slope
Week 1: Beaded stream network on Alaska's North Slope
Berg Ice Glacier Lagoon Iceland
Week 2: Berg Ice Glacier Lagoon Iceland
Early winter hawk NE14 near Toolik Field Station
Week 3: Early winter hawk NE14 near Toolik Field Station
Gene Ellis and Gary Clow measure temperature in Canning River Well #1 using permafrost temperature logging system
Week 4: Gene Ellis and Gary Clow measure temperature in Canning River Well #1 using permafrost temperature logging system

October 2014

A small kettle lake near Toolik Field Station
Week 1: A small kettle lake near Toolik Field Station
Working amidst the mosquitos north of Teshekpuk Lake
Week 2: Working amidst the mosquitos north of Teshekpuk Lake
August sunset as seen from the roof of Teshekpuk Lake Observatory
Week 3: August sunset as seen from the roof of Teshekpuk Lake Observatory
Basalt pillars along coast Vik Iceland
Week 4: Basalt pillars along coast Vik Iceland

September 2014

Carson Baughman and Josefine Lenz prepping to take a lake sediment core
Week 1: Carson Baughman and Josefine Lenz prepping to take a lake sediment core
Benjamin Jones and Chris Arp sampling lake water at depth
Week 2: Benjamin Jones and Chris Arp sampling lake water at depth
Humping the coring platform from one lake to another
Week 3: Humping the coring platform from one lake to another
Attendees at The 13th International Circumpolar Remote Sensing Symposium September 8-12, 2014 Reykjavík, Iceland
Week 4: Attendees at The 13th International Circumpolar Remote Sensing Symposium September 8-12, 2014 Reykjavík, Iceland
Working a little harder to get to lakes when the helocopter is broken down...
Week 5: Working a little harder to get to lakes when the helocopter is broken down...

August 2014

Recently drained thermokarst lake.
Week 1: Recently drained thermokarst lake.
Ground penetrating radar surveys in a Kenai Peninsula wetland.
Week 2: Ground penetrating radar surveys in a Kenai Peninsula wetland.
Messy day in a drained lake basin!
Week 3: Messy day in a drained lake basin!
A hot mosquito day today!
Week 4: A hot mosquito day today!

July 2014

Drained lake basin temporarily filled with snowmelt water.
Week 1: Drained lake basin temporarily filled with snowmelt water.
Seal hunters heading out onto the summer pack ice in Barrow. Photo by Carson Baughman.
Week 2: Seal hunters heading out onto the summer pack ice in Barrow. Photo by Carson Baughman.
Thaw pit formation and drainage network development.
Week 3: Thaw pit formation and drainage network development.
Researchers from USGS and Oak Ridge National Laboratory inspect a thermokarst feature on Seward Penninsula, Alaska.
Week 4: Researchers from USGS and Oak Ridge National Laboratory inspect a thermokarst feature on Seward Penninsula, Alaska.
Rainbows in the Arctic, Teshekpuk Lake Observatory
Week 5: Rainbows in the Arctic, Teshekpuk Lake Observatory

June 2014

Carson Baughman conducting lake surveys in the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge
Week 1: Carson Baughman conducting lake surveys in the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge
Geese on Frozen Teshekpuk Lake.
Week 2: Geese on Frozen Teshekpuk Lake.
Mount Crillon and Crillon Glacier, Glacier Bay National Park
Week 3: Mount Crillon and Crillon Glacier, Glacier Bay National Park
Pyrocumulonimbus clouds from the Funny River fire
Week 4: Pyrocumulonimbus clouds from the Funny River fire

May 2014

Teshekpuk Lake April 20, 2014
Week 1: Teshekpuk Lake April 20, 2014
Photo of a bird taken by Camera 1: CALON TOO-003 (Toolik) on May 13, 2014.
Week 2: Photo of a bird taken by Camera 1: CALON TOO-003 (Toolik) on May 13, 2014.
Lydia Zeglin and Carson Baughman sampling frozen peat on the Kenai Peninsula
Week 3: Lydia Zeglin and Carson Baughman sampling frozen peat on the Kenai Peninsula
Carson Baughman and Ben Jones coring seasonally frozen peat on the Kenai Peninsula
Week 4: Carson Baughman and Ben Jones coring seasonally frozen peat on the Kenai Peninsula

April 2014

Coring permafrost in south central Alaska
Week 1: Coring permafrost in south central Alaska
Ben Jones in front of Alaska Science Center.
Week 2: Ben Jones in front of Alaska Science Center.
Ben Jones selfie at Toolik on April 8, 2014.
Week 3: Ben Jones selfie at Toolik on April 8, 2014.
Fish Creek Camp
Week 4: Fish Creek Camp
Arctic Spring at Toolik
Week 5: Arctic Spring at Toolik

March 2014

The great white yonder.
Week 1: The great white yonder.
Toolik Field Station. CALON TOO-001 (NE14) livecam photo taken March 1, 2014 15:10
Week 2: Toolik Field Station. CALON TOO-001 (NE14) livecam photo taken March 1, 2014 15:10
Sunset in the U.S. Arctic
Week 3: Sunset in the U.S. Arctic
Popular trees on the North Slope
Week 4: Popular trees on the North Slope

February 2014

Meandering river on the North Slope of Alaska
Week 1: Meandering river on the North Slope of Alaska
Multi-colored ponds on the Colville River delta
Week 2: Multi-colored ponds on the Colville River delta
The Beaufort Sea coast in mid-July
Week 3: The Beaufort Sea coast in mid-July
Exposed permafrost in a cut bank on the Nelchina River
Week 4: Exposed permafrost in a cut bank on the Nelchina River

January 2014

Ground surveys on the Ikpikpuk River Delta
Week 1: Ground surveys on the Ikpikpuk River Delta
Degrading ice wedges on the Ikpikpuk River Delta
Week 2: Degrading ice wedges on the Ikpikpuk River Delta
Degrading permafrost on the North Slope
Week 3: Degrading permafrost on the North Slope
Exposed ancient lake bed on the North Slope
Week 4: Exposed ancient lake bed on the North Slope

December 2013

Degrading ice wedges near the Anaktuvuk River
Week 1: Degrading ice wedges near the Anaktuvuk River
Remote field camp on the Itkillik River
Week 2: Remote field camp on the Itkillik River
Wind blown snow on the Itkillik River
Week 3: Wind blown snow on the Itkillik River
Lake ice pressure ridge on Teshekpuk Lake
Week 4: Lake ice pressure ridge on Teshekpuk Lake
Exposed permafrost on the Itkillik River
Week 5: Exposed permafrost on the Itkillik River

November 2013

Retrogressive thaw slumps on the Nigu River
Week 1: Retrogressive thaw slumps on the Nigu River
Thermokarst mounds on the Seward Peninsula
Week 2: Thermokarst mounds on the Seward Peninsula
Thermoerosional gully on the North Slope
Week 3: Thermoerosional gully on the North Slope
Stablized sand dunes on the North Slope
Week 4: Stablized sand dunes on the North Slope

October 2013

Wild Lake in the Brooks Range
Week 1: Wild Lake in the Brooks Range
Beaded stream network on the Arctic Coastal Plain
Week 2: Beaded stream network on the Arctic Coastal Plain
Thermoerosional gully on the Beaufort Sea coast
Week 3: Thermoerosional gully on the Beaufort Sea coast
Baby caribou near Teshekpuk Lake
Week 4: Baby caribou near Teshekpuk Lake

September 2013

The Teshekpuk Lake Observatory.
Week 1: The Teshekpuk Lake Observatory.
Photo captured August 17, 2013 at LOR Lake, part of a small but growing network of near-real time cameras being deployed at the Toolik Field Station by the Cold Regions Lake and Landscape Research group to observe freezeup and breakup on Alaskan lakes. These cameras capture and transmit photos every 4 hours.
Week 2: Photo captured August 17, 2013 at LOR Lake, part of a small but growing network of near-real time cameras being deployed at the Toolik Field Station by the Cold Regions Lake and Landscape Research group to observe freezeup and breakup on Alaskan lakes. These cameras capture and transmit photos every 4 hours.
Photo captured September 3, 2013 at NE14 Lake, part of a small but growing network of near-real time cameras being deployed at the Toolik Field Station by the Cold Regions Lake and Landscape Research group to observe freezeup and breakup on Alaskan lakes. These cameras capture and transmit photos every 4 hours.
Week 3: Photo captured September 3, 2013 at NE14 Lake, part of a small but growing network of near-real time cameras being deployed at the Toolik Field Station by the Cold Regions Lake and Landscape Research group to observe freezeup and breakup on Alaskan lakes. These cameras capture and transmit photos every 4 hours.
Photo captured September 5, 2013 at Toolik Lake, part of a small but growing network of near-real time cameras being deployed at the Toolik Field Station by the Cold Regions Lake and Landscape Research group to observe freezeup and breakup on Alaskan lakes. These cameras capture and transmit photos every 4 hours.
Week 4: Photo captured September 5, 2013 at Toolik Lake, part of a small but growing network of near-real time cameras being deployed at the Toolik Field Station by the Cold Regions Lake and Landscape Research group to observe freezeup and breakup on Alaskan lakes. These cameras capture and transmit photos every 4 hours.

August 2013

Thawing permafrost on the Kenai Peninsula
Week 1: Thawing permafrost on the Kenai Peninsula
Ice wedge polygon ponds and thermokarst lakes
Week 2: Ice wedge polygon ponds and thermokarst lakes
A bird
Week 3: A bird
A well traveled caribou trail in a drained lake basin
Week 4: A well traveled caribou trail in a drained lake basin

July 2013

Vertical photography of ice wedge polygons
Week 1: Vertical photography of ice wedge polygons
A dry lake bad in the Yukon Flats
Week 2: A dry lake bad in the Yukon Flats
Vertical photography of dry lake beds in Interior
Week 3: Vertical photography of dry lake beds in Interior
Baleen palm trees, Barrow, AK
Week 4: Baleen palm trees, Barrow, AK
Permafrost spruce island on the Kenai Peninsula
Week 5: Permafrost spruce island on the Kenai Peninsula

June 2013

Mega-thaw slump on the Nelchina River
Week 1: Mega-thaw slump on the Nelchina River
Nelchina River gravel bar
Week 2: Nelchina River gravel bar
The Bugeye coming in for a landing
Week 3: The Bugeye coming in for a landing
DGPS surveys of lake ice elevations
Week 4: DGPS surveys of lake ice elevations

May 2013

North Slope tundra fires June 2012
Week 1: North Slope tundra fires June 2012
Alder shrub patches on the North Slope
Week 2: Alder shrub patches on the North Slope
Kucher Creek Fire and the Colville River
Week 3: Kucher Creek Fire and the Colville River
Vegetation surveys at an old tundra burn site
Week 4: Vegetation surveys at an old tundra burn site

April 2013

Water quality surveys on Teshekpuk Lake
Week 1: Water quality surveys on Teshekpuk Lake
Double rainbow over Teshekpuk Lake
Week 2: Double rainbow over Teshekpuk Lake
Old tundra fire site on North Slope
Week 3: Old tundra fire site on North Slope
Thaw slump near Anaktuvuk River fire scar
Week 4: Thaw slump near Anaktuvuk River fire scar
Itkillik River permafrost exposure, North Slope
Week 5: Itkillik River permafrost exposure, North Slope

March 2013

Traversing north to the Arctic Ocean
Week 1: Traversing north to the Arctic Ocean
Late August snowfall on the tundra
Week 2: Late August snowfall on the tundra
Walking on water - Teshekpuk Lake
Week 3: Walking on water - Teshekpuk Lake
Initiating thermokarst lake near Umiat
Week 4: Initiating thermokarst lake near Umiat

February 2013

Ice wedge polygons on the Arctic Coastal Plain
Week 1: Ice wedge polygons on the Arctic Coastal Plain
Old village site at Point Hope
Week 2: Old village site at Point Hope
Breakup on the Colville River Delta
Week 3: Breakup on the Colville River Delta
Remote field camp in the Arctic
Week 4: Remote field camp in the Arctic

January 2013

Crumbling blocks of permafrost along the Beaufort Coast
Week 1: Crumbling blocks of permafrost along the Beaufort Coast
Interior Alaska dune field
Week 2: Interior Alaska dune field
Collapsed permafrost site on the Kenai Peninsula
Week 3: Collapsed permafrost site on the Kenai Peninsula
Nelchina River thaw slump
Week 4: Nelchina River thaw slump
Beaded stream in northern Alaska
Week 5: Beaded stream in northern Alaska

December 2012

Thermokarst lake and ice wedge polygons
Week 1: Thermokarst lake and ice wedge polygons
New life following a tundra burn
Week 2: New life following a tundra burn
Snowy owl chick in Arctic Alaska
Week 3: Snowy owl chick in Arctic Alaska
Hulahula River, AK caribou in early July 2011.
Week 4: Hulahula River, AK caribou in early July 2011.

November 2012

Interior Alaska dune field
Week 1: Interior Alaska dune field
Interior Alaska dune field
Week 2: Interior Alaska dune field
Imuruk Lake lava field
Week 3: Imuruk Lake lava field
Eroding coastline of Barter Island
Week 4: Eroding coastline of Barter Island

October 2012

What happens when your snowmachine breaks down
Week 1: What happens when your snowmachine breaks down
North Slope traverse in style
Week 2: North Slope traverse in style
Hauling a heavy load
Week 3: Hauling a heavy load
Interior Alaska lake on summer day
Week 4: Interior Alaska lake on summer day
Interior Alaska fen
Week 5: Interior Alaska fen

September 2012

A soon to be drained lake
Week 1: A soon to be drained lake
Degrading permafrost on the Ikpikpuk Delta
Week 2: Degrading permafrost on the Ikpikpuk Delta
A typical day on the tundra
Week 3: A typical day on the tundra
Setting up a remote camera
Week 4: Setting up a remote camera

August 2012

Navigating a boat through icy waters
Week 1: Navigating a boat through icy waters
Collecting water samples from the Beaufort Sea
Week 2: Collecting water samples from the Beaufort Sea
GPS surveys on the Ikpikpuk Delta
Week 3: GPS surveys on the Ikpikpuk Delta
Thaw slump along the Colville River
Week 4: Thaw slump along the Colville River
GPS surveys of tundra burn site
Week 5: GPS surveys of tundra burn site

July 2012

Lake coring in northern Alaska
Week 1: Lake coring in northern Alaska
Drained lake along the Meade River
Week 2: Drained lake along the Meade River
Lost Jim Cone, Seward Peninsula
Week 3: Lost Jim Cone, Seward Peninsula
GPS surveys in Arctic Alaska
Week 4: GPS surveys in Arctic Alaska

June 2012

Sand dunes in northern Alaska
Week 1: Sand dunes in northern Alaska
Ice wedge polygonal network and a thermokarst lake
Week 2: Ice wedge polygonal network and a thermokarst lake
Collapse scar bog in Interior Alaska
Week 3: Collapse scar bog in Interior Alaska
Stopping for a quick break on a North Slope traverse
Week 4: Stopping for a quick break on a North Slope traverse

May 2012

View atop Devil Mountain
Week 1: View atop Devil Mountain
Syngenetic ice wedges along the Colville River
Week 2: Syngenetic ice wedges along the Colville River
Sampling permafrost high above the Colville River
Week 3: Sampling permafrost high above the Colville River
Thaw slump head wall
Week 4: Thaw slump head wall
Transiting through the Brooks Range
Week 5: Transiting through the Brooks Range

April 2012

Teshekpuk Lake pressure ridge
Week 1: Teshekpuk Lake pressure ridge
Snowmachine sunset in the Arctic
Week 2: Snowmachine sunset in the Arctic
Breakup on the Arctic Coastal Plain
Week 3: Breakup on the Arctic Coastal Plain
Slough on the YK Delta
Week 4: Slough on the YK Delta

March 2012

Drained lake near Barrow, Alaska. Image links to larger image.
Week 1: Drained lake near Barrow, Alaska
A pingo in northern Alaska
Week 2: A pingo in northern Alaska
Northern Alaska river valley
Week 3: Northern Alaska river valley
Collecting water samples through ice
Week 4: Collecting water samples through ice

February 2012

Drained lake along the Chukchi Coast. Image links to larger image.
Week 1: Drained lake along the Chukchi Coast
GPR surveys in northern Alaska. Image links to larger image.
Week 2: GPR surveys in northern Alaska
A tranquil Arctic Ocean. Image links to larger image.
Week 3: A tranquil Arctic Ocean
Ice wedge exposed along Beaufort Coast. Image links to larger image.
Week 4: Ice wedge exposed along Beaufort Coast


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