Study – U.S. polar icebreaker Roles and Needs

Friday, December 16, 2005
The National Research Council released its preliminary assessment of Polar Icebreaker Roles and U.S. Future Needs . The study is part of a comprehensive assessment of the current and future roles of U.S. Coast Guard polar icebreakers in supporting U.S. operations in the Antarctic and the Arctic, including scenarios for continuing those operations and alternative approaches, the changes in roles and missions of polar icebreakers in the support of all national priorities in the polar regions, and potential changes in the roles of U.S. Coast Guard polar icebreakers in the Arctic that may develop due to environmental change. Source: HK Law
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