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Battelle ARO Support Services may include:

  • Provision of satellite telephones for projects operating on research vessels north of 80 degrees (where traditional shipboard satellite communications are unreliable)
  • Cargo transport to and from vessel ports of call
  • Field equipment and air support for ice camps
  • Support for personnel embarking or disembarking a vessel at Utqiaġvik (Barrow), Alaska
  • Visit University-National Ocean Laboratory System (UNOLS) for information about requesting ship time on Arctic research vessels.
  • Visit USCG Icebreakers

Research teams are responsible for all science-related equipment for their projects. Scientists are also responsible for providing their own cold weather and personal gear, including toiletries and comfortable clothing for non-working hours.

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