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U.S. Arctic Research Commission

The U.S. Arctic Research Commission recommends Arctic research policy to the President and the Congress and works with NSF to support cooperation and collaboration throughout the Federal Government. The Commission guides development of national Arctic research projects as well as interacts with Arctic residents, international Arctic research programs, and organizations and local institutions in order to obtain the broadest possible view of Arctic research needs.

Website: http://www.arctic.gov

U.S. Arctic Research Commission Calls for New Icebreaker Vessels as White House Formulates Arctic Policy

8/19/2008 In testimony before both houses of Congress, Mead Treadwell, U.S. ARC chair, encouraged the United States to prepare for significantly greater shipping in the Arctic Ocean, which is rapidly becoming more accessible. More

New U.S. ARC Commissioners' Expertise Broadens Agency's Reach

7/25/2008 President Bush announced the appointment of three new members to the US Arctic Research Commission and the reappointment of Ms. Michele Longo Eder and Dr. Charles Vörösmarty to second four-year terms. More

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