Circumpolar Digital Image Collection
The Circumpolar Digital Image Collection is a collection of photos, slides, other images and contributions shared by many of the University of Alberta’s polar researchers. Images in the collection may be used for teaching and research purposes. For any other use, please contact the Canadian Circumpolar Institute.
Items in this Collection
- 346Campbell, Sandy
- 176Seale, Linda N.
- 9Beaudreau, Diane, biologist, artist
- 3Alberta Aviation Museum
- 3Inuvialuit Cultural Resource Centre
- 3Ivanova, Semenova Polina
- 56Antarctic Peninsula
- 56Canada, Northwest Territories, Yellowknife
- 37Russia, St. Petersburg
- 24September, 2016
- 21Gentoo penguins
To prevent ice build-up on the aircraft wings, before take-off, the wings are sprayed with a de-icing fluid.
In snow environments, light aircraft use skis as landing gear. This ski is on a 1942 Noordyun Norseman IV, displayed at the Alberta Aviation Museum. The Noordyun Norseman, "the quintessential Canadian bush plane", was designed to operate on wheels, skis, or floats. These skis are made of...
Mooring tower for the airship used in the Amundsen-Ellsworth-Nobile Transpolar Flight, 1926. Ny Alesund (on the coast of Kongsfjord), Spitzbergen, Norway, August 2008 : note the extent of snow cover in summer
Akademik Verdansky Research Station (Ukrainian, formerly the British station Faraday) on Galindez Island 65 15 S, 64 16 W, January 2004
This is a souvenir plate from Al Oeming's Polar Park, which was a wildlife park that operated southeast of Edmonton. This image on the plate shows two polar bears on a blue ridged sea-ice background. The plate has a gold rim. The back of the plate reads "Al Oeming's Polar Park. The first of...
The Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research is located in the brown building in the upper left of the photograph. The Institute's substantial polar library is housed in this building. The ships and U-boat in the Old Harbour are part of the German Maritime Museum (Deutsches...
Almirante Brown Research Station (Argentina : abandoned) on the Antarctic Peninsula, now a penguin rookery. January 2004
Animals are an essential part of Inuit world view and day-to-day life. The knowledge of the relationship between people and animals is passed down through oral tradition from older people to children. These stories are now being captured as children's fiction. In these four works published by...
Midsummer sunset on Winter Island, Antarctic Peninsula, January 2004