Scientists warn against losing a crucial research ship: The National Science Foundation ‘has betrayed us’

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Marine scientists are bracing for the loss of the world-class research vessel Marcus G. Langseth. The National Science Foundation plans to sell the 235-foot ship in 2020, according to a “Dear Colleague” letter published on the agency’s website last month. Without a vessel to replace the Langseth, ocean seismologists fear their field will suffer.

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