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Bonanza Creek Long Term Ecological Research (LTER)
Focuses on improving understanding of the long-term consequences of changing climate and disturbance regimes in the Alaskan boreal forest.

McMurdo Dry Valleys of Antarctica LTER
An interdisciplinary study of the aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems in a cold desert region of Antarctica.

Palmer Station LTER
Focuses on the pelagic marine ecosystem in the Antarctic, and the ecological processes which link the extent of annual pack ice to the biological dynamics of different trophic levels.

Arctic Long Term Ecological Research
Understanding how tundra, streams and lakes function in the Arctic and predicting how they respond to changes including climate change.

Barrow Arctic Science Consortium
Supports research on Alaska's North Slope, the adjacent portions of the Arctic Ocean and in Chukotka, Russia.

Center for Astrophysical Research in Antarctica
Investigates the origin of structure in the Universe using the unique advantages of the Polar Plateau for astrophysics.

A device at the South Pole to detect some of the most elusive basic particles known to physics.

Raytheon Polar Services Company
Provides logistical support to the U.S. Antarctic Program.

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