September 30, 2014
Jack Green, NSF
Passengers disembark from an Australian Airbus A319 at Pegasus Airfield near McMurdo Station. September 30, 2014, marked the first day of the summer field season for the U.S. Antarctic Program, which is managed by the National Science Foundation. Hundreds of scientists will be involved in dozens of research projects over the next five months, ranging from studies in how climate change is altering the environment to the ways wildlife have adapted to life in the Antarctic.
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