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International Geophysical Year, 1957-1958: Drifting Station Alpha Documentary Film, Version 1

Version 1 eng; usa
  • Abstract
    This film documents the activities that occurred on Drifting Station Alpha in the Arctic Ocean during the International Geophysical Year, 1957 to 1958. The film is narrated by project leader, Norbert Untersteiner, and chronicles the life of the team as they built their camp and set up experiments. Station Alpha drifted in an area of the Arctic ocean located 500 km north of Barrow, Alaska USA from April 1957 to November 1958; the film covers this entire time period. The file is available for download in .mp4 format via FTP.
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    • EARTH SCIENCE
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  • Norbert
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    Norbert Untersteiner

    University of Washington
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    Frans Hoeven

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    Norbert Untersteiner

    University of Washington
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    Frans Hoeven

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    National Snow and Ice Data Center

    CIRES, 449 UCB
    University of Colorado
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    • International Geophysical Year, 1957-1958: Drifting Station Alpha Documentary Film, Version 1
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      Published by: National Snow and Ice Data Center