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.