Scientists aboard the world's largest scientific drill ship, the JOIDES Resolution, will soon study a cold-water current that today is 100 times the size of the mighty Amazon River. The geologists will set sail from Sydney, Australia, August 16 on an expedition supported in part by the National Science Foundation (NSF), a major contributor to the international Ocean Drilling Program (ODP), under the aegis of which the research will take place.
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