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Kathy Young communicating with an ANG LC-130 inbound to Summit Station..
Researchers and gear art transported via helicopter to remote sites.
On the ridge, watching the Watson River flow.
Approaching the ice cap. Photo: Matt Irinaga
Cargo arriving by LC-130 at Summit Station
Back blading snow.
Arctic cotton grows in abundance during the short summer season.
A Summit Station researcher gets around on his Skidoo.
Sunset in Greenland.
Nuuk, Greenland’s capital.
Annie Coward changing a filter on an aerosol sampler at Summit Station. Photo by Andrea Isgro.
Grooming the skiway in Raven.
The KISS building in Kangerlussuaq.
Five ski-birds are on deck at the Kangerlussuaq. Photo: LtCol Paul D. Bernasconi
Mt Dundas is a familiar reference point at Thule. Photo: Joe Hurley
Flags of the US, Greenland, and Denmark fly at Summit Station, which is funded and managed by the U.S. National Science Foundation in cooperation with the Government of Greenland.
The view from inside the arctic oven tents visitors to Summit Station sleep in during summer. Photo: Henning Thing
Crossing a crevasse near the Greenland ice edge. Photo: Pat Smith
Musk ox. Photo: Ed Stockard
Photo: Steve Warren
Poor weather is always a risk to consider in the Arctic. Photo: Robin Davies
Arctic field training includes lessons on treating water. Photo: JR Hernandez
A helicopter transports scientists to repair an instrument site visited by a bear. Photo: Finn Bo Madsen,
An LC-130 taking off from Summit Station. Photo: Todd Valentic
This backlit snow pit lets scientists examine ice stratigraphy. Photo: Kevin Hammond