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 study has produced a wide range of significant and intriguing medical advances. Spanning oceanography to tectonics, microbiology to astrophysics, the intense Antarctic atmosphere presents special possibilities to extend our wisdom approximately how our planet works or even the very origins of the universe. examine at the Southern Ocean and the Antarctic ice sheets is turning into more and more pressing not just for figuring out the way forward for the area but in addition its interconnections with and affects on many different elements of the globe.
The U.S. nationwide technology starting place (NSF) offers U.S. researchers with wide 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 examine and observations for the subsequent decade. This survey provides a decadal imaginative and prescient for strategic investments in compelling learn and the infrastructure most crucial for aiding this study. This document makes thoughts for high-priority, larger-scale, community-driven learn projects that deal with questions poised for major enhance with the subsequent a long time. This file additionally outlines a roadmap in 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