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 clinical learn has produced a big selection of vital and interesting medical advances. Spanning oceanography to tectonics, microbiology to astrophysics, the intense Antarctic atmosphere presents targeted 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 realizing 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 technology starting place (NSF) presents U.S. researchers with huge 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 offers a decadal imaginative and prescient for strategic investments in compelling learn and the infrastructure most important for helping this study. This record makes thoughts for high-priority, larger-scale, community-driven examine projects that deal with questions poised for major improve with the subsequent a long time. This file additionally outlines a roadmap by which the imaginative and prescient and those priorities could be met.
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A Strategic Vision for NSF Investments in Antarctic and Southern Ocean Research 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