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Antarctic Scientists Continue to Reel From Shutdown

Science  21 Feb 2014:
Vol. 343, Issue 6173, pp. 830
DOI: 10.1126/science.343.6173.830

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U.S. scientists working in Antarctica continue to feel the negative effects of last fall's government shutdown. The shutdown created a logistical backlog that curtailed this season's activities, jeopardizes many projects scheduled for next season, and raises the bar for new applicants.