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Scientists prepare to launch balloon for Ozone studies. McMurdo, Antarctica.
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Scientific Balloon with instruments to measure the Ozone layer is launched from McMurdo. Antarctica.
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Tethersonde being flown under a helium filled Blimp to profile wind speed and temperature in the Boundary Layer above Halley Research Station, Antarctica.
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Elizabeth Hudd releasing the daily helium filled balloon & radiosonde at Halley Res. Station, Antarctica to record temperature, wind speed, humidity & pressure up to approx 20km. Taken at 10.30 am in Winter.
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Meteorological Balloon released at Amundsen-Scott S.Pole Station by woman scientist. Antarctica.
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Adelie penguin (Pygoscelis adeliae) watches scientist measure its egg. Antarctica
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Peter Harrison measures an Emperor Penguin Egg. Riiser Larsen Ice Shelf Colony. Weddell Sea. Antarctica.
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Woman Scientist Sam tagging Weddell Seal as part of a research programme at Davis. Antarctica.
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Woman scientist with an ice core, and core in drill. drilling on the polar plateau. Antarctica
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Taking Ice core samples to study snow accumulation. South Pole, Antarctica.
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Working on ice core drilling on the polar plateau. Antarctica
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Scientific equipment in Scott's Hut at Cape Evans. Ross Island. Antarctica
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Dark sector Lab and South Pole Telescope at the Amundsen-Scott Station. Antarctica
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South Pole Telescope at the Amundsen-Scott Station. Antarctica
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South Pole Telescope and Dark sector Lab at the Amundsen-Scott Station. Antarctica
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One of thousands of receptors used to detect cosmic particles by the ICECUBE experiment array at the South Pole. Receptors are frozen into holes drilled up to 2.5 km into the ice. Antarctica
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One of the IceCube receptor being lowered into the shaft made in the ice with a hot water drill. Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station Antarctica
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22 sun halo, with sun pillar, sun streak, Lowitz arcs, Upper Tangent Arc and Parry Arc at the top of the halo, all caused by diamond dust in the air above Halley Research Station, Brunt Ice Shelf. Antarctica.
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Rising moon behind the Southern Hemisphere Auroral Radar Experiment (SHARE) at Halley Research Station, Antarctica, after the sun has set for winter.
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Engineer Jon Seddon adjusts the stays on the antennae of the Southern Hemisphere Auroral Radar Experiment (SHARE) at Halley Research Station, Antarctica. Winter.
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Venturing outside in 50 knots & blowing snow at Halley Research Station, Brunt Ice Shelf. Antarctica.
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Robert Smalley & associate set up a GPS receiver collecting data in West Antarctica, part of the WAGN Project to measure movement of land & ice. Patriot Hills. Antarctica
ANT1326-06

Scientist finds & marks location of meteorite on the blue ice, near Lone Wolf Nunataks, Antarctica.
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Ukrainian scientist Igor Gvozdovskyy enters the Ozone Spectrometer readings into his computer.  Vernadsky Research Station. Antarctica
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Ukrainian scientist Igor Gvozdovskyy adjusts the Ozone Spectrometer before taking an Ozone reading at Vernadsky Research Station. Antarctica
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Device on the Camoplast to enable Chilean scientists to survey under-ice lakes with radar. Patriot Hills. Antarctica
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Camoplast and huge sleds ready for the traverse across the ice of the Polar Plateau. Antarctica
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The Chilean Traverse, pulled by the Camoplast, to survey the Ellsworth under ice Lake with the Pirit Hills on the horizon. Antarctica
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C130 equipped with skis on the skiway at Patriot Hills. ALE staff load it with American Scientists equipment. Antarctica
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