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Exploring Arctic Waters

This Science Feature can be found at: http://www.usgs.gov/blogs/features/usgs_top_story/exploring-arctic-waters/

 

The Canadian Coast Guard Ship Louis S. St-Laurent ties up to the Coast Guard Cutter Healy in the Arctic Ocean Sept. 5, 2009.

The Canadian Coast Guard Ship Louis S. St-Laurent ties up to the Coast Guard Cutter Healy in the Arctic Ocean Sept. 5, 2009.

USGS scientists are collecting water samples and other data to determine trends in ocean acidification from the least explored ocean in the world.

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