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Bonanza Creek Long Term Ecological Research (LTER)
http://lternet.edu/sites/bnz/
Focuses on improving understanding of the long-term consequences of changing climate and disturbance regimes in the Alaskan boreal forest.

McMurdo Dry Valleys of Antarctica LTER
http://lternet.edu/sites/mcm/
An interdisciplinary study of the aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems in a cold desert region of Antarctica.

Palmer Station LTER
http://lternet.edu/sites/pal/
Focuses on the pelagic marine ecosystem in the Antarctic, and the ecological processes which link the extent of annual pack ice to the biological dynamics of different trophic levels.

Arctic Long Term Ecological Research
http://arc-lter.ecosystems.mbl.edu/
Understand and predict the effects of environmental change on Arctic landscapes, both natural and anthropogenic.

Barrow Arctic Science Consortium
http://www.arcticscience.org/
Supports research on Alaska's North Slope, the adjacent portions of the Arctic Ocean and in Chukotka, Russia.

Center for Astrophysical Research in Antarctica
http://astro.uchicago.edu/cara/
Investigates the origin of structure in the Universe using the unique advantages of the Polar Plateau for astrophysics.

IceCube
http://icecube.wisc.edu/
A device at the South Pole to detect some of the most elusive basic particles known to physics.

Leidos Antarctic Support Contract (ASC)
https://www.leidos.com/civil/antarctic-support-contract-asc?host=h
Provides logistical support to the U.S. Antarctic Program.

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