Shutdown, day 16: The view from up north

The government shutdown isn’t affecting just U.S. scientists: The Toronto Star has a story out today on how the NSF move to caretaker status is playing out in Canada. Many researchers from other nations depend on USAP infrastructure to collect their own data on the Seventh Continent. Here at Palmer, the LTER study often involves international collaborators. And the NSF makes all data collected through the study available on the Web for anyone in the world to use.

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