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Towards a New Approach for the Provision of Marine Seismic Capabilities to the U.S. Research Community


April 17, 2018

NSF 18-061

April 10, 2018

Dear Colleagues:

This Dear Colleague Letter outlines the Division of Ocean Sciences' (OCE) of the National Science Foundation (NSF) decision regarding supporting the marine seismic community's need for long-term, sustainable access to seismic data collection capability....[Read More]

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