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Video - Shelf-Basin Interactions Research Cruise

More than 30 NSF-funded scientists conducted research aboard the USCGC Healy, a specially equipped Coast Guard icebreaker, in July and August 2002 as part of the Western Shelf-Basins Interactions cruise. The research program is designed to understand how the shallow and deep areas of the Arctic Ocean work together to support life, whether there are indicators of earlier climate change and what predictions might be made about the future of the Arctic shelves.

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