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United States Antarctic Program Research Vessels

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The U.S. Antarctic Program (USAP), funded and managed by the National Science Foundation (NSF), has provided dedicated research vessel support for four decades. This paper briefly reviews the impetus to provide such research support, discusses some of the vessels used over the past 40 years and concentrates on the present vessels the Nathaniel B. Palmer and the Laurence M. Gould.

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: September 1, 2001

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