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Russian-U.S. Arctic Census 2012

A Few More Photos

By Bodil Bluhm, University of Alaska Fairbanks
and Katrin Iken, University of Alaska Fairbanks
September 17, 2012

The 2012 Russian-American Long-term Census of the Arctic (RUSALCA) cruise has come to a close. The scientists have safely made their ways home. And Bodil Bluhm and Katrin Iken from the University of Alaska Fairbanks share a few additional photos collected over the course of the second leg of the 2012 RUSALCA mission. Enjoy!

A beam trawl in the water, collecting samples of marine life for scientists to sort through.

A beam trawl in the water, collecting samples of marine life for scientists to sort through. Image courtesy of Bodil Bluhm and Katrin Iken, 2012 RUSALCA Expedition, RAS-NOAA. Download larger version (jpg, 892 KB).

Scientists sort through samples collected using the trawl.

Scientists sort through samples collected using the trawl. Image courtesy of Bodil Bluhm and Katrin Iken, 2012 RUSALCA Expedition, RAS-NOAA. Download larger version (jpg, 859 KB).

Buccinum polare, a species of sea snail, collected during the 2012 RUSALCA expedition.

Buccinum polare, a species of sea snail, collected during the 2012 RUSALCA expedition. Image courtesy of Bodil Bluhm and Katrin Iken, 2012 RUSALCA Expedition, RAS-NOAA. Download larger version (jpg, 694 KB).

Neoiphinoe coronata, also known as the crowned hairy snail, collected during a trawl.

Neoiphinoe coronata, also known as the crowned hairy snail, collected during a trawl. Image courtesy of Bodil Bluhm and Katrin Iken, 2012 RUSALCA Expedition, RAS-NOAA. Download larger version (jpg, 550 KB).

Arctic sea stars, Ctenodiscus crispatus, collected during a trawl, artfully arranged.

Arctic sea stars, Ctenodiscus crispatus, collected during a trawl, artfully arranged. Image courtesy of Bodil Bluhm and Katrin Iken, 2012 RUSALCA Expedition, RAS-NOAA. Download larger version (jpg, 664 KB).

The longfinger hermit, or Pagurus rathbuni.

The "longfinger hermit," or Pagurus rathbuni. Image courtesy of Bodil Bluhm and Katrin Iken, 2012 RUSALCA Expedition, RAS-NOAA. Download larger version (jpg, 598 KB).

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