Ross Robertson preps the microclimate sled before heading out to collect data on the ice in Barrow, Alaska.
Nolan McGrady, Jamal Bowman and Jake Clary get ready to collect data with the microclimate sled in Barrow, Alaska.
Jamal Bowman, Nolan McGrady, Katie Mankowski and Jake Clary collect data with the microclimate sled in Barrow, Alaska. The microclimate sled measures the temperature of the surface of the sea ice and the ambient temperature at six different levels above the sea ice.
The Radford University flag waves in the wind from its place on the microclimate sled on the sea ice in Barrow, Alaska.
Dr. Rhett Herman takes notes as Rudy Soltesz prepares to run a survey line with the OhmMapper in Barrow, Alaska.
A trail of polar bear paw prints are visible on the sea ice in Barrow, Alaska, but have no worries, the students and their instructors are safe.
A sight not often seen - a cranial bone of a bowhead whale in Barrow, Alaska frames the setting sun.
The sun sets beyond the sea ice in Barrow, Alaska.
At the top of the world, the sun sets beyond the sea ice in Barrow, Alaska.
NARL building 354 is home for the students conducting research in Barrow, Alaska.
The utility corridor is shown here. Because of the extreme cold in Barrow, Alaska utility lines cannot be run underground, instead they are inside the utility corridor.
The stars can be seen clearly in the night sky in Barrow, Alaska.