UAFNews-L UAF takes delivery of Research Vessel Sikuliaq

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From: University of Alaska Fairbanks <uaf-distribution>
Date: June 6, 2014 at 15:26:23 AKDT
To: “UAFnews-l” <UAFnews-l>
Subject: [UAFNews-L] UAF takes delivery of Research Vessel Sikuliaq
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making it uniquely capable of conducting polar and sub-polar research. The ship will allow researchers to collect sediment samples directly from the seafloor, host remotely operated vehicles and use a suite of winches to raise and lower science equipment throughout the water column. The vessel is equipped with an array of sonar systems

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