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Russian-US researchers battled stormy seas, cultural differences

Reuters reporter Jeffrey Jones wrote evocatively on a recent Russian-American collaboration that included 36 scientists from many disciplines -- all aboard a Soviet-era vessel that "smelled of years' worth of cigarette smoke, sweat and fried onions."

The 16-day cruise, to gauge the effects of global climate change, was led by the University of Alaska Fairbanks’ Terry Whitledge. Unfortunately, the Reuters story link is no longer live, but try the university press release link below for more information.

[Read more at University of Alaska Fairbanks]

| Posted 10.06.04 at 8:00 pm

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