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Arctic Sea Ice Research at the USGS Florence Bascom Geoscience Center

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This video introduces research that Florence Bascom Geoscience Center (FBGC) scientists are conducting on the 500,000 year history of Arctic sea ice to assess changes in weather, sea ice extent, temperature and ecosystems. The research informs decision makers on issues ranging from ecosystems and endangered species to transportation, energy policy, and national security. The USGS Florence Bascom Geoscience Center (FBGC) is at the leading edge of scientific research addressing critical societal issues and providing unbiased data and information to decision makers and the public. 

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