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Outcrop learning on McCall Glacier

Published almost 4 years ago by Matt Nolan

Kristin and Turner enjoy the environment while working on their studies.

Debris flow near McCall Glacier terminus

Published almost 4 years ago by Matt Nolan

The retreat over the past 100 years on McCall Glacier has left behind large moraines -- ice c<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/debris-flow-near-mccall-glacier-terminus-arctic-national-wildlife-refuge">...(more)</a>

Low visibility on McCall Glacier

Published almost 4 years ago by Matt Nolan

Fog is common on McCall Glacier, but in this case we're simply in the clouds.

Playing badminton on McCall Glacier

Published almost 4 years ago by Matt Nolan

On Turner's fifth birthday we steam drilled some poles in the lower cirque.  While the drill was w<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/playing-badminton-on-mccall-glacier-arctic-national-wildlife-refuge">...(more)</a>

Ice swale on McCall Glacier

Published almost 4 years ago by Matt Nolan

Swales like this are common on the glacier.  This one seems largely formed by meltwater, but many seem to be formed by wind scour.  Winds here can reach 100 mph.

R44 on Esetuk Glacier

Published almost 4 years ago by Matt Nolan

We got special permission to use a helicopter on Esetuk Glacier to install a temporary weather station there.  M<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/r44-on-esetuk-glacier-arctic-national-wildlife-refuge">...(more)</a>

Waiting for better weather on the Jago River

Published almost 4 years ago by Matt Nolan

We've spent many nights over the years waiting for better weather at this spot.  Fortunately we usually have good company and plenty of homemade entertainment.

Campfire on the Jago River

Published almost 4 years ago by Matt Nolan

We enjoyed a nice evening on the bank of the Jago River, following a long and productive field campaign on McCall Glacier.

Ice radar on McCall Glacier

Published almost 4 years ago by Matt Nolan

We measure the thickness of the McCall Glacier using ice radar.  The radar is in the sled, and the laptop records the data.

Hot soak after the wedding

Published almost 4 years ago by Matt Nolan

After a grueling afternoon of pomp and circumstance, the boys unwind in their homemade hot tub.  Had the wedding been a few miles further down the road, the entire group could have been soaking at this point...

twin bears lake

Published almost 4 years ago by Matt Nolan

While most of the crowd was distracted by the newlywed's music, I took the opportunity to walk on water to get a unique view from the lake.  When I finished, I also refilled their wine bottles.

The newlyweds celebrate with some homemade music

Published almost 4 years ago by Matt Nolan

After the ceremony, some food, some socializing, and a change of clothes, Ken and Greta treated the cro<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/the-newlyweds-celebrate-with-some-homemade-music-north-america">...(more)</a>

Gretas wedding procession

Published almost 4 years ago by Matt Nolan

You wont find many brides brave enough to get to the altar by walking over wet wood planks set in slippery mud while wearing white, strapless shoes.  Ken must have something going for him.  Else they're both nuts.

Ken waiting at the altar

Published almost 4 years ago by Matt Nolan

Though it had been raining most of the morning, the weather finally cleared just before the ceremony started.  Here Ken waits calmly for his bride, while his brother and friend calmly block his escape.

Ken and Gretas post-wedding boat ride

Published almost 4 years ago by Matt Nolan

Immediately after the ceremony ended,  the newlyweds jumped into their raft to escape the massing hoardes of well wishers.  Fortunately it wasnt a big lake and they soon returned.

Greta and Kens wedding view across the lake

Published almost 4 years ago by Matt Nolan

Greta and Ken's wedding ceremony was followed by a potluck feast and some live music -- sung by them!  If you look closely, you can almost see them on the altar-turned-stage.

Ken and Greta's Wedding Ceremony West View

Published almost 4 years ago by Matt Nolan

Ken and Greta's wedding ceremony from the west side.  Here they are speaking in hushed voices rather than to the whole crowd, under the blue tarp awning.

Yukon River bridge and pipeline viewpoint

Published about 4 years ago by Matt Nolan

The trans-Alaska pipeline and the Dalton Highway cross the Yukon River here.

wolf prints in snow on McCall Creek

Published about 4 years ago by Matt Nolan

We found wolf prints in the snow leading up to one of our weather stations.  We find wolf prints n<a href="http://www.360cities.net/image/wolf-prints-in-snow-on-mccall-creek-arctic-national-wildlife-refuge">...(more)</a>

beaver on mid-Jago strip

Published about 4 years ago by Matt Nolan

We were surprise to see how little snow there was here in early May.