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China obtains important data on antarctic climate change

Chinese icebreakers and other research vessels are now on their 34th expedition to the Antarctic, and Xinhua reports that meteorologists on board these ships obtained full-depth, cross-sectional data of the Antarctic Circumpolar Current this month. The data are believed to be vital in climate-change research. The expedition’s lead ship, Xuelong, or “Snow Dragon” in Mandarin, […]