CATLIN ARCTIC SURVEY: Investigating the issues behind a changing Arctic Ocean

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This is what happens when you wash your hair at -40ºC (Dr Helen Findlay, Ice Base 2011)

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NSIDC graph shows record low extent and volume for 2011

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Kristina's research involved these amazing devices called 'peepers', which measure co2 concentration in sea ice

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We love a good reason to post photos of the beautiful Arctic. This one is for - hope you like it too.

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Stunning aerial shot of this year's Ice Base. Taken using Go Pro camera attached to helium-filled weather balloon

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And here's an Arctic copepod for reference #WOD. Or an "elongated marine wood louse"

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And here's Victoria as an Earth Reporter:

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Explorers arrive back at Heathrow this morning - Phil's cheeks taken a bit of a battering from the cold....

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Swimming their way south: one of the team make their way across another large lead

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The ice base team find the time while packing to celebrate the royal wedding too - hurrah! #royalwedding

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The ice base team finds time while packing up to celebrate the royal wedding too - hurrah! #royalwedding

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Who's left these paw prints in the snow? Tyler, Adrian, Ann and Phil cross the path of a local

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An amazing shot of the Catlin Ice Base from above with a fisheye lens camera

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… Would you like to start your day with an explorer pic too?

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Explorers navigate through their “ice playground” – rubble fields, compression zones and ice chunks. Go team go!

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Midnight sun, but because of difference between local and solar time, we are a few days from 24/7 sunlight.

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The Ice Base team flatten the runway the hard way, hoping for a resupply flight tomorrow.

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Call yourself a husky? Tuk shelters and the scientists are out maintaining sampling holes.

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Ann saw an Arctic mushroom yesterday: can you see it too? Or has the cold got to the team?

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The explorers make the most of all the open water they’ve encountered, deploying their scientific equipment off a lead:

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