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Title: Tracking Polar Bears

Description: Movements of 9 satellite-collared adult female polar bears were tracked in February, 2010 by satellite telemetry. Bears were collared in 2007, 2008, and 2009 on the spring-time sea ice of the southern Beaufort Sea or on the autumn pack ice in 2009. Polar bear satellite telemetry data are shown with AMSR-E remotely-sensed ice coverage for 28 February, 2010.

Location: USA

Photographer: , U.S. Geological Survey


Usage: This image is public domain/of free use unless otherwise stated. Please refer to the USGS Copyright section for how to credit the photo.

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AMSR-E data are made available by the University of Bremen (http://iup.physik.uni-bremen.de:8084/amsr/amsre.html). The land cover is made available by Natural Earth. This photo can also be found at Tracking Polar Bears by Satellite Web site.

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Type: JPEG image - 476.07 KB
Dimensions: 2500 x 1932

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