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By Committee on the Development of a Strategic Vision for the U.S. Antarctic Program,Polar Research Board,Division on Earth and Life Studies,Engineering, and Medicine National Academies of Sciences

Antarctic and Southern Ocean medical examine has produced a big selection of significant and fascinating medical advances. Spanning oceanography to tectonics, microbiology to astrophysics, the intense Antarctic surroundings offers special possibilities to extend our wisdom approximately how our planet works or even the very origins of the universe. learn at the Southern Ocean and the Antarctic ice sheets is changing into more and more pressing not just for knowing the way forward for the sector but in addition its interconnections with and affects on many different elements of the globe.

The U.S. nationwide technological know-how starting place (NSF) offers U.S. researchers with vast entry to the continent and its surrounding ocean. A Strategic imaginative and prescient for NSF Investments in Antarctic and Southern Ocean Research identifies priorities and strategic steps ahead for Antarctic learn and observations for the following decade. This survey provides a decadal imaginative and prescient for strategic investments in compelling learn and the infrastructure most important for aiding this study. This file makes techniques for high-priority, larger-scale, community-driven examine tasks that tackle questions poised for major strengthen with the following many years. This file additionally outlines a roadmap during which the imaginative and prescient and those priorities could be met.

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