Russian-U.S. Arctic Census 2012

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On August 28, scientists onboard the Russian research vessel Professor Khromov left Nome, Alaska, to commence the second leg of the 2012 Russian-American Long-term Census of the Arctic (RUSALCA) cruise. This is the ninth year that RUSALCA scientists will be conducting long-term research to better understand the causes and consequences of environmental change in the fragile Arctic environment. Scientists will return to Nome on September 17. Read more...

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