NSF and UAF Launch New Arctic R/V

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Meet the R/V Sikuliaq

The R/V Sikuliaq, one of the most advanced research vessels in the world, will be home-ported in Seward, Alaska at the University of Fairbanks' Marine Operations Facility. The Sikuliaq departs on its first science mission in early 2014. Credit: UAF/NSF