After More Than a Year on the Ice, the Biggest Arctic Research Mission Is Complete

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The largest Arctic research campaign in history just came to a close. For more than a year, a rotating group of roughly 500 scientists and staffers have been traveling the region on a research vessel called the Polarstern as part of the Multidisciplinary drifting Observatory for the Study of Arctic Climate expedition,…

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After More Than a Year on the Ice, the Biggest Arctic Research Mission Is Complete
The largest Arctic research campaign in history just came to a close. For more than a year, a rotating group of roughly 500 scientists and staffers have been traveling the region on a research vessel called the Polarstern.