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Assessing the Benefits and Costs of a Science Submarine

Table of Contents

  • Preface PDF

  • Figures PDF

  • Tables PDF

  • Summary PDF

  • Acknowledgements

    Acknowledgments PDF

  • Chapter 1

    Introduction PDF

  • Chapter 2

    The Benefits of a Science Submarine PDF

  • Chapter 3

    A Science Submarine's Contribution to Priority Research Areas PDF

  • Chapter 4

    Estimated Costs of a Science Submarine PDF

  • Chapter 5

    Conclusions PDF

  • Appendix A

    Proposed Crew for Dedicated Science Submarine PDF

  • Appendix B

    International Coordination of Arctic Research PDF

  • Appendix C

    Background Information on Priority Research Areas PDF

  • Appendix D

    Developments in AUV/ROV Technology PDF

  • Appendix E

    Oceanographic Databases PDF

  • Appendix F

    Antarctic Treaty PDF

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