Photo and Video Log

This page contains photos and videos associated with or taken during the Hidden Ocean 2016: Chukchi Borderlands expedition. Click on any image to view a larger version and for additional information.

(HR) = "High Resolution" images available.

Videos

Joe Caba Interview

video Joe Caba Interview
A interview video with Joe Caba, the ROV supervisor on the Arctic cruise. (Video)

The CTD

video The CTD
The CTD is a vital instrument when conducting scientific research on ships. (Video)

Denizens of the Arctic Deep

video Denizens of the Arctic Deep
Meet some of these inhabitants the Global Explorer ROV imaged during the expedition. (Video)

Jelly Species

video Jelly Species
Jellyfish and ctenophores in the Arctic, and around the world, come in a variety of shapes and sizes. (Video)

Plankton Nets

video Plankton Nets
The smallest animals in the Arctic are key in this intricate food web. (Video)

box core

video Box Core
The box core gives scientists a closer look at what is living in the Chukchi Borderlands sediment. (Video)

Ice Coring

video Ice Coring
Dr. Eric Collins discusses the process of taking ice core samples and studying microbes. (Video)

Scientific Trawl

video Scientific Trawling
Scientific trawling enables scientists to collect benthic organisms to analyze. (Video)

Dumbo Octopus

video Dumbo Octopus
This dumbo octopus was filmed at a depth of 900 meters (2,950 feet). (Video)

This Aulacoctena is a species of comb jelly was imaged by the ROV Global Explorer and is about the size of an orange

video Aulacoctena
This Aulacoctena is a species of comb jelly was imaged by the ROV Global Explorer and is about the size of an orange. (Video)

Timelapse of the Healy breaking through the ice floe and hear the rumbling sounds

video Ice Breaking
Timelapse of the Healy breaking through the ice floe and hear the rumbling sounds. (Video)

Welcome to Arctic Video

video Welcome!
Welcome to the Arctic! Some initial impressions on crossing into the Arctic Circle. (Video)

ROV timelapse Video

video ROV Global Explorer
The ROV Global Exlplorer is lifted off a truck and put on the USCGC Healy in this time-lapse video. (Video)

 

Images

Displays all 13 stations visited and sampled in the Chukchi Borderlands .August 26
Displays all 13 stations visited and sampled in the Chukchi Borderlands. (HR)

The USCGC Healy sits close to an ice floe at Station 7.August 26
The USCGC Healy sits close to an ice floe at Station 7. (HR)

A curious juvenile walrus checks out the ship.August 26
A curious juvenile walrus checks out the ship. (HR)

Joe Caba (left) pilots the ROV Global Explorer.August 26
Joe Caba (left) pilots the ROV Global Explorer. (HR)

An anemone anchors itself to a shell.August 26
An anemone anchors itself to a shell. (HR)

The snailfish is a common benthic fish species found in the Chukchi Borderlands.August 26
The snailfish is a common benthic fish species found in the Chukchi Borderlands. (HR)

Snow in July was a novel experience.August 26
Snow in July was a novel experience. (HR)

Seeing the Arctic “fogbow” is a unique experience.August 26
Seeing the Arctic “fogbow” is a unique experience. (HR)

A group of 141 scientists and Coast Guard completed a successful expedition to the Chukchi Borderlands.August 10
A group of 141 scientists and Coast Guard completed a successful expedition to the Chukchi Borderlands. (HR)

Dr. Russ Hopcroft gives a presentation that summarizes the many successes of the cruise.August 10
Dr. Russ Hopcroft gives a presentation that summarizes the many successes of the cruise. (HR)

Teamwork was the foundation of this expedition.August 10
Teamwork was the foundation of this expedition. (HR)

This Arctic skate was one of the many exciting organisms seen during the expedition.August 10
This Arctic skate was one of the many exciting organisms seen during the expedition. (HR)

The USCGC Healy sits alongside an ice floe to allow science operations to occur.August 9
The USCGC Healy sits alongside an ice floe to allow science operations to occur. (HR)

CDR William Woityra and CAPT Jason Hamilton proudly display the Planet from The Infinity Project.August 9
CDR William Woityra and CAPT Jason Hamilton proudly display the Planet from The Infinity Project. (HR)

Science operations, such as collecting ice samples, could not occur without the efforts of the USCGC Healy.August 9
Science operations, such as collecting ice samples, could not occur without the efforts of the USCGC Healy. (HR)

This image of Mr. Pumpkin in the water column was taken by the Global Explorer ROV.August 8
Kyle Dilliplaine and Eric Collins demonstrate their research on fluorescence and microbes. (HR)

Sandra Thornton assists with filtering water collected from the CTD.August 8
Sandra Thornton assists with filtering water collected from the CTD. (HR)

Sandra Thornton holds a sea spider.August 8
Sandra Thornton holds a sea spider. (HR)

This image of Mr. Pumpkin in the water column was taken by the Global Explorer ROV.August 7
This image of Mr. Pumpkin in the water column was taken by the Global Explorer ROV. (HR)

Jessica Pretty and Dr. Dhugal Lindsay sit with the VPR.August 7
Specimens of Mr. Pumpkin collected by the Global Explorer ROV. (HR)

Dr. Dhugal Lindsay gets a closer look at Mr. Pumpkin.August 7
Dr. Dhugal Lindsay gets a closer look at Mr. Pumpkin. (HR)

One of Mr. Pumpkin’s most noticeable features is its protruding ‘lips’.August 7
One of Mr. Pumpkin’s most noticeable features is its protruding ‘lips’. (HR)

This mosaic of images from the VPR shows a variety of organisms imaged by the instrument.August 6
This mosaic of images from the VPR shows a variety of organisms imaged by the instrument. (HR)

Jessica Pretty and Dr. Dhugal Lindsay sit with the VPR.August 6
Jessica Pretty and Dr. Dhugal Lindsay sit with the VPR. (HR)

This image of a jellyfish taken by the UVP shows the level of detail that the instrument can capture.August 6
This image of a jellyfish taken by the UVP shows the level of detail that the instrument can capture. (HR)

Mathew Broughton, cinematographer for Microcosm, takes footage of Dr. Dhugal Lindsay.August 4
Mathew Broughton, cinematographer for Microcosm, takes footage of Dr. Dhugal Lindsay. (HR)

Michael Aw and Stuart Ireland from Ocean Geographic interview student Yui Takagi for their documentary.August 4
Michael Aw and Stuart Ireland from Ocean Geographic interview student Yui Takagi for their documentary. (HR)

The Microcosm team take a photo.August 4
The Microcosm team take a photo. (HR)

Stuart Ireland, cinematographer with Ocean Geographic, documents our departure.August 4
Stuart Ireland, cinematographer with Ocean Geographic, documents our departure. (HR)

Heidi Mendoza-Islas checks out a jellyfish .August 2
Heidi Mendoza-Islas checks out a jellyfish. (HR)

This jellyfish is Benthocodon hyalinus and is found in the water column throughout the Pacific Ocean.August 2
This jellyfish is Benthocodon hyalinus and is found in the water column throughout the Pacific Ocean. (HR)

The Beroe abyssicola is a species of comb jelly that the Global Explorer ROV collected during the expedition.August 2
The Beroe abyssicola is a species of comb jelly that the Global Explorer ROV collected during the expedition. (HR)

Heidi Mendoza-Islas and Atsushi Yamaguchi, from Hokkaido University.August 2
Heidi Mendoza-Islas and Atsushi Yamaguchi, from Hokkaido University. (HR)

Brian Ulaski holds up a water sample from the CTD that he will filter for microbes.July 31
Brian Ulaski holds up a water sample from the CTD that he will filter for microbes. (HR)

Seawater collected from a CTD-cast is pumped through 0.22µm pore-sized filters to concentrate microbial cells in this filtration station.July 31
Seawater collected from a CTD-cast is pumped through 0.22µm pore-sized filters to concentrate microbial cells in this filtration station. (HR)

This Sterivex filter is catching the viruses that can be found in the seawater from the CTD-cast.July 31
This Sterivex filter is catching the viruses that can be found in the seawater from the CTD-cast. (HR)

An 18S ribosomal RNA gene alignment derived from an Arctic seawater sample. Each row denotes a separate sequence barcode.July 31
An 18S ribosomal RNA gene alignment derived from an Arctic seawater sample. Each row denotes a separate sequence barcode. (HR)

Lauren Sutton and Irina Zhulay hold a large anemone that was collected by the ROV.July 30
Lauren Sutton and Irina Zhulay hold a large anemone that was collected by the ROV. (HR)

Members of the science team sort through rocks and mud to look for animals from the trawl.July 30
Members of the science team sort through rocks and mud to look for animals from the trawl. (HR)

A barnacle projecting its limbs to filter food from the water column.July 30
A barnacle projecting its limbs to filter food from the water column. (HR)

the Global Explorer ROV imaged this pycnogonid, also called a “sea spider”, though they are not true spiders.July 30
The Global Explorer ROV imaged this pycnogonid, also called a “sea spider” (though they are not true spiders). (HR)

The 24-hour sunlight of the Arctic summer means that work can happen at any time.July 29
The box corer returns from the bottom of the ocean with a sample of the muddy seafloor. (HR)

Angie Gastaldi measures and separates the different layers of the box core’s sample to prepare for sieving.July 29
Angie Gastaldi measures and separates the different layers of the box core’s sample to prepare for sieving. (HR)

Leah Sloan sieves through the muddy box core sample, separating the sediment from the animals.July 29
Leah Sloan sieves through the muddy box core sample, separating the sediment from the animals. (HR)

This polychaete worm from the family Lumbrineridae is an example of the infauna that can be found in the muddy sediment of the Chukchi Borderlands.July 29
This polychaete worm from the family Lumbrineridae is an example of the infauna that can be found in the muddy sediment of the Chukchi Borderlands. (HR)

The 24-hour sunlight of the Arctic summer means that work can happen at any time.July 28
The 24-hour sunlight of the Arctic summer means that work can happen at any time. (HR)

After working on her instrument on the CTD, Jessica Pretty enjoys doing yoga to wind down.July 28
After working on her instrument on the CTD, Jessica Pretty enjoys doing yoga to wind down. (HR)

The staterooms on the USCGC Healy are quite spacious with enough storage for all three occupants in each room.July 28
The staterooms on the USCGC Healy are quite spacious with enough storage for all three occupants in each room. (HR)

The helicopter hangar is used as a space for activities such as Crossfit, yoga, and morale events.July 28
The helicopter hangar is used as a space for activities such as Crossfit, yoga, and morale events. (HR)

The Coast Guard is responsible for safely deploying and recovering all of the scientific instruments needed to collect data.July 27
The Coast Guard is responsible for safely deploying and recovering all of the scientific instruments needed to collect data. (HR)

Kenny Cook brings some fun to the deck while still making sure all operations are done safely.July 27
Kenny Cook brings some fun to the deck while still making sure all operations are done safely. (HR)

The Coast Guard often launches small boats for both science and safety operations.July 27
The Coast Guard often launches small boats for both science and safety operations. (HR)

Coast Guard members assist Kelly Walker with the trawl before deployment.July 27
Coast Guard members assist Kelly Walker with the trawl before deployment. (HR)

The trawl is important to determine what species of benthic invertebrates and fishes are in an area.July 26
The trawl is important to determine what species of benthic invertebrates and fishes are in an area. (HR)

The trawl spreads out behind the ship.July 26
The trawl spreads out behind the ship. (HR)

Kelly Walker prepares the trawl for deployment from the Healy’s aft deck.July 26
Kelly Walker prepares the trawl for deployment from the Healy’s aft deck. (HR)

Estimating the length of a fish by measuring the total length of a whole otolith.July 26
Estimating the length of a fish by measuring the total length of a whole otolith. (HR)

Sarah Kaye works on a satellite dish inside a dome on the top deck of the USCG Healy.July 25
Sarah Kaye works on a satellite dish inside a dome on the top deck of the USCG Healy. (HR)

Sarah Kaye stands in front of the system that provides Internet for the entire ship.July 25
Sarah Kaye stands in front of the system that provides Internet for the entire ship. (HR)

Inside one of the domes on the top deck is a satellite dish aimed at a satellite just above the horizon.July 25
Inside one of the domes on the top deck is a satellite dish aimed at a satellite just above the horizon. (HR)

Members of the Coast Guard prepare the CTD for launch.July 24
Members of the Coast Guard prepare the CTD for launch. (HR)

Peter Shipton collects water samples from the niskin bottles on the CTD.July 24
Peter Shipton collects water samples from the niskin bottles on the CTD. (HR)

This screenshot of data from a CTD cast shows the different water layers in the Arctic.July 24
This screenshot of data from a CTD cast shows the different water layers in the Arctic. (HR)

The two copepod species Calanus hyperboreus and Calanus glacialis prepare for the winter by storing lipids.July 23
The two copepod species Calanus hyperboreus and Calanus glacialis prepare for the winter by storing lipids. (HR)

The Clione is a small gastropod that, along with the copepods, is also a member of the zooplankton community.July 23
The Clione is a small gastropod that, along with the copepods, is also a member of the zooplankton community. (HR)

This jar of plankton and sea water was collected by the plankton net.July 23
This jar of plankton and sea water was collected by the plankton net. (HR)

Caitlin Smoot and Dr. Jennifer Questel hose down the plankton net.July 23
Caitlin Smoot and Dr. Jennifer Questel hose down the plankton net. (HR)

This screenshot of multi beam software shows the main challenge of mapping in the Arctic.July 22
This screenshot of multibeam software shows the main challenge of mapping in the Arctic. (HR)

Croy Carlin sits in front of the many monitors and systems he manages.July 22
Croy Carlin sits in front of the many monitors and systems he manages. (HR)

This polar bear was pounding on a seal den.July 22
This is an example of a great multibeam pass over one of our pockmark stations. (HR)

A polar bear stands on its hind legs to get a better look at the USCGC Healy.July 21
A polar bear stands on its hind legs to get a better look at the USCGC Healy. (HR)

Jennifer Stern and Erica Escajeda study polar bears.July 21
Jennifer Stern and Erica Escajeda study polar bears. (HR)

This polar bear was pounding on a seal den.July 21
This polar bear was pounding on a seal den. (HR)

This polar bear attempted to ambush a pair of ribbon seals.July 21
This polar bear attempted to ambush a pair of ribbon seals. (HR)

Isotopes are everywhere and can help scientists map intricate food webs.July 20
Isotopes are everywhere and can help scientists map intricate food webs. (HR)

Jeff Welker and Eric Klein look at a spectrometer.July 20
Jeff Welker and Eric Klein look at a spectrometer. (HR)

This spectrometer system, called “Gandalf”, measures isotopic values in sea water.July 20
This spectrometer system, called “Gandalf,” measures isotopic values in seawater. (HR)

This data, taken continuously every second, shows a methane spike.July 20
This data, taken continuously every second, shows a methane spike. (HR)

A Laysan albatross soars over the top of the water.July 18
A Laysan albatross soars over the top of the water. (HR)

Elizabeth Labunski notes the behavior of a black guillemot at one of our science stations in the Chukchi Borderlands.July 18
Elizabeth Labunski notes the behavior of a black guillemot at one of our science stations. (HR)

The tufted puffin is known for its bright yellow tufts of feathers.July 18
The tufted puffin is known for its bright yellow tufts of feathers. (HR)

This black guillemot, a truly Arctic bird, was seen at our northern-most science station.July 18
This black guillemot, a truly Arctic bird, was seen at our northern-most science station. (HR)

The ice team, consisting of Dr. Eric Collins, Kyle Dilliplaine, and Brian Ulaski, is lowered in a man basket to the ice below from the deck of the <em>Healy</em>.July 16
The ice team, consisting of Dr. Eric Collins, Kyle Dilliplaine, and Brian Ulaski, is lowered in a man basket to the ice below from the deck of the Healy. (HR)

Cartoon depiction of the brine channel system (BCS) occupied by sympagic algae and meiofauna.July 16
Cartoon depiction of the brine channel system (BCS) occupied by sympagic algae and meiofauna. (HR)

Dr. Eric Collins handles the corer with Kyle Dilliplaine and Brian Ulaski. The collected ice cores can be seen in the plastic tubing at the bottom of the frame.July 16
Dr. Eric Collins handles the corer with Kyle Dilliplaine and Brian Ulaski. The collected ice cores can be seen in the plastic tubing at the bottom of the frame. (HR)

Monochromatic light micrograph of an unidentified flatworm, member of the meiofauna, collected from the bottom 3 cm of a multi-year ice floe.July 12
Monochromatic light micrograph of an unidentified flatworm, member of the meiofauna, collected from the bottom 3 cm of a multi-year ice floe. (HR)

The other four significant instruments used to collect scientific data on this expedition.July 14
The other four significant instruments used to collect scientific data on this expedition. (HR)

Lauren Sutton displays a bucket of mud from the trawl.July 14
Lauren Sutton displays a bucket of mud from the trawl. (HR)

A night vision camera in the ROV control van captures excited faces.July 14
A night vision camera in the ROV control van captures excited faces. (HR)

This satellite image shows the path that the USCGC Healy carved through the ice floe.July 12
This satellite image shows the path that the USCGC Healy carved through the ice floe. (HR)

The thick fogs masks the vastness of the ice floe.July 12
The thick fogs masks the vastness of the ice floe. (HR)

The Healy continues to try to plow through the large ice floe.July 12
The Healy continues to try to plow through the large ice floe. (HR)

This graph shows the overall trend of decreasing Arctic sea ice over the past 30 years.July 12
This graph shows the overall trend of decreasing Arctic sea ice over the past 30 years. (HR)

Kate Stafford surveys the surrounding Arctic waters from the bridge of the USCGC Healy.July 10
Kate Stafford surveys the surrounding Arctic waters from the bridge of the USCGC Healy. (HR)

A young humpback whale shows off its breaching during our transit north.July 10
A young humpback whale shows off its breaching during our transit north. (HR)

A beautiful ribbon seal rests on an ice floe.July 10
A beautiful ribbon seal rests on an ice floe. (HR)

A large herd of walrus use floating ice to haul out after swimming in Arctic waters.July 10
A large herd of walrus use floating ice to haul out after swimming in Arctic waters. (HR)

This curious polar bear checked out the ship while we were stationary.July 10
This curious polar bear checked out the ship while we were stationary. (HR)

The beautifully dramatic Arctic landscape spans across the horizon.July 8
The beautifully dramatic Arctic landscape spans across the horizon. (HR)

The box core instrument successfully brings up muddy sediment from the ocean bottom.July 8
The box core instrument successfully brings up muddy sediment from the ocean bottom. (HR)

Benthos scientist Katrin Iken happily holds a couple of small bivalves collected from the box core.July 8
Benthos scientist Katrin Iken happily holds a couple of small bivalves collected from the box core. (HR)

A polar bear effortlessly crosses the ice in its Arctic home.July 8
A polar bear effortlessly crosses the ice in its Arctic home. (HR)

The ROV Global Explorer is ready to dive in the Arctic.July 6
The ROV Global Explorer is ready to dive in the Arctic. (HR)

Joe Caba works on the ROV while in port in Seward.July 6
Joe Caba works on the ROV while in port in Seward. (HR)

The ROV is delicately lifted by a crane onto the deck of the USCGC Healy.July 6
The ROV is delicately lifted by a crane onto the deck of the USCGC Healy. (HR)

Christopher Nicholson, who was a major contributor in creating the ROV Global Explorer and invented many instruments on the ROV, is remembered after he suddenly passed away in October 2015July 6
Christopher Nicholson is remembered after he suddenly passed away in October 2015. (HR)

SK1 Francis Purcell and Expedition Coordinator Kate Segarra take a well-deserved break with a round of cornhole.July 4
SK1 Francis Purcell and Expedition Coordinator Kate Segarra take a well-deserved break with a round of cornhole. (HR)

Heidi Mendoza-Islas prepares a net to collect plankton from the water columnJuly 4
Heidi Mendoza-Islas prepares a net to collect plankton from the water column. (HR)

Kyle Dilliplaine cuts a syringe as smoothly as possible to be used on the box core to take samples of benthic bacteria.July 4
Kyle Dilliplaine cuts a syringe as smoothly as possible to be used on the box core to take samples of benthic bacteria. (HR)

The science team poses with The Explorers Club Flag 61 on the helicopter deck of the USCGC HealyJuly 2
The science team poses with The Explorers Club Flag 61 on the helicopter deck. (HR)

The United States Coast Guard Cutter Healy sits in port in Seward, AlaskaJuly 2
The United States Coast Guard Cutter Healy sits in port in Seward, Alaska. (HR)

The Planet that will be onboard the USCGC Healy as part of The Infinity Project.July 2
The Planet that will be onboard the USCGC Healy as part of The Infinity Project. (HR)

Matthew Broughton participates in safety drills by doning a life-saving Mustang suitJuly 2
Matthew Broughton participates in safety drills by doning a life-saving Mustang suit. (HR)

A map of the Chukchi regions in the Arctic Ocean Mission Plan
A map of the Chukchi regions in the Arctic Ocean. (HR)

The USCGC Healy was commissioned in 2000 to conduct research in ice-covered waters of the Arctic. Mission Plan
The USCGC Healy was commissioned in 2000 to conduct research in ice-covered waters of the Arctic. (HR)

Glacier Bay National Park provides a sheltered habitat for humpback whales. Here three humpback whales feed on the bountiful waters of the park. Mission Plan
The ROV is lowered into the Arctic waters during NOAA’s The Hidden Ocean 2005 expedition. (HR)

Microscopically small algae grow on the bottom of a piece of overturned Arctic sea ice.Arctic Seafloor Fauna
Microscopically small algae grow on the bottom of a piece of overturned Arctic sea ice. (HR)

A trawl catch of the rich benthic fauna on the Arctic shelf at 50 m depth showing lots of brittle stars, feather stars, and sea cucumbers. Arctic Seafloor Fauna
A trawl catch of benthic fauna on the Arctic shelf at 50 meters depth showing brittle stars, feather stars, and sea cucumbers. (HR)

A sole brittle star is making its way across the Arctic deep-sea plain at 3000 m depth. Arctic Seafloor Fauna
A sole brittle star is making its way across the Arctic deep-sea plain at 3,000 meters depth. (HR)

Open water in-between ice, also called meltponds, is a strong indication of low ice cover.Arctic Climate Change
Open water in-between ice, also called meltponds, is a strong indication of low ice cover. (HR)

These polar bears are on very thin ice, surrounded by cracks and leads, which make it very hard for them to travel.Arctic Climate Change
These polar bears are on very thin ice, surrounded by cracks and leads, which make it very hard for them to travel. (HR)

A microscopic view of ice algae from the Arctic.Arctic Climate Change
A microscopic view of ice algae from the Arctic. (HR)

An Arctic cod takes shelter underneath pack ice.Fishes in the Arctic
An Arctic cod takes shelter underneath pack ice. (HR)

This image of a pink snailfish was taken around 2,000 m depth .Fishes in the Arctic
This image of a pink snailfish was taken around 2,000 meters depth. (HR)

This image of a skate was taken around 2,000 m depth by a ROVFishes in the Arctic
This image of a skate was taken around 2,000 meters depth by a ROV. (HR)

Encased in the same suite of armour used by insectsZooplankton of the Arctic
Encased in the same suite of armour used by insects, this copepod is among the best known zooplankton group in the Arctic. (HR)

The multinet is used to collection zooplankton from the water column.Zooplankton of the Arctic
The multinet is used to collection zooplankton from the water column. (HR)

Under a ½ inch or 1 cm in diameter, the jelly Pantachogon is often unidentifiable after collectionZooplankton of the Arctic
Under half an inch or one centimeter in diameter, the jelly Pantachogon is often unidentifiable after collection. (HR)

The arrow worm lays motionless waiting to ambush prey when it hears movement nearbyZooplankton of the Arctic
The arrow worm lays motionless waiting to ambush prey when it hears movement nearby. (HR)

Walrus come to the surface for airArctic Marine Mammals
Walrus come to the surface for air. (HR)

An aerial view of a pair of bowhead whalesArctic Marine Mammals
An aerial view of a pair of bowhead whales. (HR)

A mother ribbon seal nurses her pup on the sea packArctic Marine Mammals
A mother ribbon seal nurses her pup on the sea pack. (HR)

A polar bear wanders the ice packArctic Marine Mammals
A polar bear wanders the ice pack. (HR)

The Laysan Albatross can travel long distances across the ocean.Arctic Seabirds
The Laysan Albatross can travel long distances across the ocean. (HR)

The thick-billed murre is a fish-eating species that nests along the Chukchi coastlineArctic Seabirds
The thick-billed murre is a fish-eating species that nests along the Chukchi coastline. (HR)

Short-tailed shearwaters fly from New Zealand to the Chukchi coastline in late summerArctic Seabirds
Short-tailed shearwaters fly from New Zealand to the Chukchi coastline in late summer. (HR)

The northern fulmar nests in the Bering Sea but can sometimes be found traveling through the Chukchi BorderlandArctic Seabirds
The northern fulmar nests in the Bering Sea but canbe found traveling through the Chukchi Borderland. (HR)

Eric Collins cuts off the bottom of a sea ice core containing sea ice algaeMicrobial Network
Eric Collins cuts off the bottom of a sea ice core containing sea ice algae. (HR)

This image shows the sea ice microstructure, including ice crystal boundariesMicrobial Network
This image shows the sea ice microstructure, including ice crystal boundaries. (HR)

Light microscope image of sea ice meiofaunaMicrobial Network
Light microscope image of sea ice meiofauna. (HR)

Close up of sea ice algae growing in the skeletal layer of sea iceMicrobial Network
Close up of sea ice algae growing in the skeletal layer of sea ice. (HR)

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