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The Next Generation Arctic Research Vessel (video)
February 7, 2013 | National Science Foundation

The National Science Foundation [...] has successfully launched the R/V Sikuliaq, a “next-generation” global class research vessel. The University of Alaska, Fairbanks School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences will operate the ship as part of the U.S. Academic Research Fleet.


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For the First Time: Gas Generation = Coal Generation
January 16, 2013 | Energy Information Administration
"Recently published electric power data show that, for the first time since EIA began collecting the data, generation from natural gas-fired plants is virtually equal to generation from coal-fired plants, with each fuel providing 32% of total generation." Quoted from the Energy Information Administration press release.

US Electricity Generation by Fuel
March 9, 2014 | Energy Information Administration
The Energy Information Administration projects a reduced share of electricity generation from coal by 2040.

Clouds and the Arctic Climate System
March 13, 2013 | CIRES @ University of Colorado at Boulder
"Clouds are a critical element of the climate system, especially in the Arctic where surface energy budgets and precipitation can have dramatic impacts on the fate of sea ice and ice sheets." Quoted from the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences press release.


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