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U.S. Coast Guard

News Release

June 24, 2013


Coast Guard 17th District External Affairs Office

Contact: Coast Guard 17th District External Affairs Office

Email: D17-DG-PublicAffairs@uscg.mil

Office: (907) 463-2065

Multimedia Release: Coast Guard, University of Washington conduct Arctic domain awareness flight in Alaska

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Petty Officer 1st Class Bradley Post, an aviation maintenance technician at Air Station Kodiak, prepares to deploy probes from an HC-130 Hercules airplane above the Arctic Circle during an Arctic domain awareness flight, June 20, 2013.  These probes measure sea temperature, salinity, density and transmit coordinates that help researchers gain a better understanding of Arctic climate conditions during the summer season.  U.S. Coast Guard video by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jonathan Klingenberg.

Petty Officer 1st Class Bradley Post, an aviation maintenance technician at Air Station Kodiak, prepares to deploy probes from an HC-130 Hercules airplane above the Arctic Circle during an Arctic domain awareness flight, June 20, 2013.

These probes measure sea temperature, salinity, density and transmit coordinates that help researchers gain a better understanding of Arctic climate conditions during the summer season.

U.S. Coast Guard video by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jonathan Klingenberg

Roger Andersen and Axel Schweiger, researchers from the University of Washington, aboard an Air Station Kodiak HC-130 Hercules airplane, review data after deploying probes above the Arctic Circle, June 19, 2013.  This mission coincided with the Hercules crew's Arctic domain awareness mission.  U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jonathan Klingenberg.

Roger Andersen and Axel Schweiger, researchers from the University of Washington, aboard an Air Station Kodiak HC-130 Hercules airplane, review data after deploying probes above the Arctic Circle, June 19, 2013.

This mission coincided with the Hercules crew's Arctic domain awareness mission.

U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jonathan Klingenberg.

Air Station Kodiak HC-130 Hercules airplane crewmembers deploy probes above the Arctic Circle during an Arctic domain awareness flight, June 20, 2013.  These probes give researchers and the Coast Guard a better understanding of Arctic environments and predictability statistics for the following year's summer.   U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jonathan Klingenberg.

Air Station Kodiak HC-130 Hercules airplane crewmembers deploy probes above the Arctic Circle during an Arctic domain awareness flight, June 20, 2013.

These probes give researchers and the Coast Guard a better understanding of Arctic environments and predictability statistics for the following year's summer. 

U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jonathan Klingenberg.

Petty Officer 1st Class Bradley Post, an aviation maintenance technician at Air Station Kodiak, inspects a probe before deploying it from a Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules airplane above the Arctic Circle, June 20, 2013.  This deployment was part of the Coast Guard's Arctic domain awareness mission, conducted to gain a better understanding of the ever-changing Arctic environment.   U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jonathan Klingenberg.

Petty Officer 1st Class Bradley Post, an aviation maintenance technician at Air Station Kodiak, inspects a probe before deploying it from a Coast Guard HC-130 Hercules airplane above the Arctic Circle, June 20, 2013.

This deployment was part of the Coast Guard's Arctic domain awareness mission, conducted to gain a better understanding of the ever-changing Arctic environment.

U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Jonathan Klingenberg.

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