Arctic Station

Two months ago, Reuters photographer Lucas Jackson was invited to the 2011 Applied Physics Laboratory Ice Station, a temporary camp built out of plywood on Arctic sea ice.

Arctic Station

Far north of Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, the camp housed a couple dozen members of the British, Canadian, and U.S. navies and employees of the Applied Physics Laboratory.



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Jackson spent two days at the camp, watching its residents conduct tests on underwater and under-ice communications and sonar technologies.



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