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Shift in Icebreaking Fleet Could Crunch NSF Budget

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Science  04 Mar 2005:
Vol. 307, Issue 5714, pp. 1401
DOI: 10.1126/science.307.5714.1401

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Summary

Plowing a path to polar research stations is no longer a core mission of the U.S. Coast Guard. But can the National Science Foundation afford to do the job?