Greening of the Arctic: An IPY Initiative

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  • Skip Walker, Alaska
    • Skip Walker at Mould Bay, Prince Patrick Island, NWT, Canada;
      Martha Raynolds, photographer. 2005. (72 dpi, 768 px wide, .jpg file)

Additional images from the Yamal Peninsula, Russia:

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GOA group at Laborvaya. From left: Elina Kaarlejärvi, Nataliya Moskalenko, Howard Epstein, Marina Leibman, Patrick Kuss, Anatoly Gubarkov, Artem Khomutov, Gosha Matyshak, and Skip Walker. JPG - TIF 2007 Expedition to the Yamal Peninsula, Russia;
GOA group at Laborvaya. From left: Elina Kaarlejärvi, Nataliya Moskalenko, Howard Epstein, Marina Leibman, Patrick Kuss, Anatoly Gubarkov, Artem Khomutov, Gosha Matyshak, and Skip Walker.
Photographer: Skip Walker
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palsa at Nadym. JPG - TIF 2007 Expedition to the Yamal Peninsula, Russia;
palsa at Nadym.
Photographer: Skip Walker
describing soil at Nadym. JPG - TIF 2007 Expedition to the Yamal Peninsula, Russia;
describing soil at Nadym.
Photographer: Skip Walker
Gosha Matyshak measuring soil electrical conductivity at Nadym. JPG - TIF 2007 Expedition to the Yamal Peninsula, Russia;
Gosha Matyshak measuring soil electrical conductivity at Nadym.
Photographer: Skip Walker
Nenets camp near Vaskiny Dachi. JPG - TIF 2007 Expedition to the Yamal Peninsula, Russia;
Nenets camp near Vaskiny Dachi.
Photographer: Skip Walker
Patrick Kuss and Howard Epstein measuring NDVI at Nadym. JPG - TIF 2007 Expedition to the Yamal Peninsula, Russia;
Patrick Kuss and Howard Epstein measuring NDVI at Nadym.
Photographer: Skip Walker
Nenets camp near Vaskiny Dachi. JPG - TIF 2007 Expedition to the Yamal Peninsula, Russia;
Nenets camp near Vaskiny Dachi.
Photographer: Skip Walker
Nataliya Moskolenko and Elina Kaarlejärvi, survey plant cover at Nadym forest site. JPG - TIF 2007 Expedition to the Yamal Peninsula, Russia;
Nataliya Moskolenko and Elina Kaarlejärvi, survey plant cover at Nadym forest site.
Photographer: Skip Walker
Nenets children near Vaskiny Dachi. JPG - TIF 2007 Expedition to the Yamal Peninsula, Russia;
Nenets children near Vaskiny Dachi.
Photographer: Skip Walker
Skip Walker at Vaskiny Dachi. JPG - TIF 2007 Expedition to the Yamal Peninsula, Russia;
Skip Walker at Vaskiny Dachi.
Photographer: Patrick Kuss
Gosha Matyshak digging a soil pit at Vaskiny Dachi. JPG - TIF 2007 Expedition to the Yamal Peninsula, Russia;
Gosha Matyshak digging a soil pit at Vaskiny Dachi.
Photographer: Skip Walker
Howard Epstein measuring NDVI at Vaskiny Dachi. JPG - TIF 2007 Expedition to the Yamal Peninsula, Russia;
Howard Epstein measuring NDVI at Vaskiny Dachi.
Photographer: Skip Walker
measuring the active layer depth at Laboravaya. JPG - TIF 2007 Expedition to the Yamal Peninsula, Russia;
measuring the active layer depth at Laboravaya.
Photographer: Skip Walker
Skip Walker with organic layer at Nadym, site 2. JPG - TIF 2007 Expedition to the Yamal Peninsula, Russia;
Skip Walker with organic layer at Nadym, site 2.
Photographer: Elina Kaarlejärvi
Skip Walker  (l) and Patrick Kuss (rt) at Vaskiny Dachi camp. JPG - TIF 2007 Expedition to the Yamal Peninsula, Russia;
Skip Walker (l) and Patrick Kuss (rt) at Vaskiny Dachi camp.
Photographer: Howard Epstein
Skip Walker, Yamal Peninsula, 2007 no JPG - TIF 2007 Expedition to the Yamal Peninsula, Russia;
Skip Walker
Photographer: Howard Epstein
unloading the helicopter at Vaskiny Dachi. JPG - TIF 2008 Expedition to the Yamal Peninsula, Russia;
unloading the helicopter at Vaskiny Dachi.
Photographer: Skip Walker
Elina Kaarlejärvi and Artem Khomutov, at Kharasavey. JPG - TIF 2008 Expedition to the Yamal Peninsula, Russia;
Elina Kaarlejärvi and Artem Khomutov, at Kharasavey.
Photographer: Skip Walker
Kharasavey gas field. JPG - TIF 2008 Expedition to the Yamal Peninsula, Russia;
Kharasavey gas field.
Photographer: Skip Walker
abandoned derrick at Kharasavey. JPG - TIF 2008 Expedition to the Yamal Peninsula, Russia;
abandoned derrick at Kharasavey.
Photographer: Skip Walker
New Salekhard. JPG - TIF 2008 Expedition to the Yamal Peninsula, Russia;
New Salekhard.
Photographer: Skip Walker
Market at Salekhard. JPG - TIF 2008 Expedition to the Yamal Peninsula, Russia;
Market at Salekhard.
Photographer: Skip Walker
vendors along the Moscow-Labytnangi Railroad, the village of Kotlas Yushenii. JPG - TIF 2008 Expedition to the Yamal Peninsula, Russia;
vendors along the Moscow-Labytnangi Railroad, the village of Kotlas Yushenii.
Photographer: Skip Walker
vendors along the Moscow-Labytnangi Railroad, the village of Kotlas Yushenii. JPG - TIF 2008 Expedition to the Yamal Peninsula, Russia;
vendors along the Moscow-Labytnangi Railroad, the village of Kotlas Yushenii.
Photographer: Skip Walker
Jozsef Geml, train to Labytnangi. JPG - TIF 2008 Expedition to the Yamal Peninsula, Russia;
Jozsef Geml, train to Labytnangi.
Photographer: Skip Walker
Russian house along the Moscow-Labytnangi Railroad. JPG - TIF 2008 Expedition to the Yamal Peninsula, Russia;
Russian house along the Moscow-Labytnangi Railroad.
Photographer: Skip Walker
transport to village of Labytnangi, after the train ride from Moscow. JPG - TIF 2008 Expedition to the Yamal Peninsula, Russia;
transport to village of Labytnangi, after the train ride from Moscow.
Photographer: Skip Walker
inside the M-18 helicopter, enroute to Kharasavey. JPG - TIF 2008 Expedition to the Yamal Peninsula, Russia;
inside the M-18 helicopter, enroute to Kharasavey.
Photographer: Skip Walker
tundra between Vaskiny Dachi and Seyakha. JPG - TIF 2008 Expedition to the Yamal Peninsula, Russia;
tundra between Vaskiny Dachi and Seyakha.
Photographer: Skip Walker
Anatoly Gubarkov. JPG - TIF 2008 Expedition to the Yamal Peninsula, Russia;
Anatoly Gubarkov.
Photographer: Skip Walker
village of Seyakha. JPG - TIF 2008 Expedition to the Yamal Peninsula, Russia;
village of Seyakha.
Photographer: Skip Walker
M-18 helicopter during a fuel stop at Seyakha. JPG - TIF 2008 Expedition to the Yamal Peninsula, Russia;
M-18 helicopter during a fuel stop at Seyakha.
Photographer: Skip Walker
Yamal landscape between Kharasaveya and Maare Sale. JPG - TIF 2008 Expedition to the Yamal Peninsula, Russia;
Yamal landscape between Kharasaveya and Maare Sale.
Photographer: Skip Walker
setting things outafter the helicopter flight, at Kharasavey. JPG - TIF 2008 Expedition to the Yamal Peninsula, Russia;
setting things outafter the helicopter flight, at Kharasavey.
Photographer: Skip Walker
gas field hotel at Kharasavey. JPG - TIF 2008 Expedition to the Yamal Peninsula, Russia;
gas field hotel at Kharasavey.
Photographer: Skip Walker
getting ready for transportation to the field at Kharasavey. JPG - TIF 2008 Expedition to the Yamal Peninsula, Russia;
getting ready for transportation to the field at Kharasavey.
Photographer: Skip Walker
Pavel Orekhov talking to a Nenets herder. JPG - TIF 2008 Expedition to the Yamal Peninsula, Russia;
Pavel Orekhov talking to a Nenets herder.
Photographer: Skip Walker