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Read the Captain's Journals from the USCGC Healy's Extended Continental Shelf Cruise to the Arctic

9/6/2008 Read the journals--accompanied by photographs--of Capt. Fred Sommer, the commanding officer of the U.S. Coast Guard icebreaker Healy. More

USGS Site Posts Scientists' Journals and Videos as Researchers Map the Continental Shelf aboard Coast Guard's Healy

9/5/2008 Follow the Healy as it travels through the Arctic Ocean mapping the seafloor as part of the work of the Extended Continental Shelf Task Force, a government-wide group headed by the State Department. More

State Department-led, Interagency Effort to Define the Limits of the U.S. Continental Shelf Includes the Arctic Ocean

9/2/2008 Since 2001, the United States has been gathering and analyzing data to determine the outer limits of its Extended Continental Shelf (ECS). The effort includes undersea mapping in the Arctic Ocean. More

NOAA's Extended Continental Shelf (ECS) Project Data Management Web Site

9/2/2008 A central database of information collected as part of the interagency Extended Continental Shelf (ECS) Project. More