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Assessing the Benefits and Costs of a Science Submarine

Table of Contents

  • Preface

  • Figures

  • Tables

  • Summary

  • Acknowledgements

    Acknowledgments

  • Chapter 1

    Introduction

  • Chapter 2

    The Benefits of a Science Submarine

  • Chapter 3

    A Science Submarine's Contribution to Priority Research Areas

  • Chapter 4

    Estimated Costs of a Science Submarine

  • Chapter 5

    Conclusions

  • Appendix A

    Proposed Crew for Dedicated Science Submarine

  • Appendix B

    International Coordination of Arctic Research

  • Appendix C

    Background Information on Priority Research Areas

  • Appendix D

    Developments in AUV/ROV Technology

  • Appendix E

    Oceanographic Databases

  • Appendix F

    Antarctic Treaty

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