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2011-06-21 08:00:00

Scientists embark this week from Alaska on the second and final campaign of a NASA field campaign to study how changing conditions in the Arctic affect the ocean's chemistry and ecosystems.

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2010-07-22 08:36:28

During NASA's ICESCAPE voyage to the Arctic, scientists have been looking at the phytoplankton in the Arctic's Chukchi Sea -- how many, how big and at what depths they are found, but there are other ways of looking at these small life forms.

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2010-06-17 07:37:19

NASA’s first oceanographic research expedition got underway this morning as the US Coast Guard icebreaker Healy steamed out of this island fishing port in the North Pacific.

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2010-06-10 07:25:00

NASA’s first dedicated oceanographic field campaign goes to sea next week to take an up-close look at how changing conditions in the Arctic are affecting the ocean’s chemistry and ecosystems that play a critical role in global climate change.


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