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International Team of Students and Scientists on Month-long Field Course in Siberian Arctic
July 1, 2009
Scientists and undergraduate students from across the United States and Russia are departing July 2 for a month-long field course in the Russian Arctic. The program, known as the Polaris Project, is training future leaders in arctic research and education, and informing the public about the impacts of climate change.
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