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Waging Science on the High Seas

Doing science in the Arctic is tough. Here's why that's a good thing.
Publish Date: Topic: Planet EarthPlanet EarthNova
By Ari Daniel

Doing science at sea means you don’t mind having the odds stacked against you. Bad weather, saltwater, and giant icebergs can shred, corrode, and pulverize oceanographic equipment—not to mention wear down the oceanographers themselves. But in exchange for that perseverance is the possibility of glimpsing into the waters that bathe and sustain our planet.

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