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Florida State University

LOCATED IN TALLAHASSEE, in the southern part of the state, Florida State University (FSU) has been involved in global warming and climate change research since the early 1960s. In conjunction with the geological sciences division of FSU, the Office of Polar Programs of the National Science Foundation established the Antarctic Marine Geology Research Facility (AMGRF) to serve as a curatorial and research center. The AMGRF was originally planned as a resource for analyzing deposits from the Antarctic continental shelf that had been collected by U.S. Coast Guard icebreakers as part of early deep freeze expeditions under the auspices of the U.S. Navy Hydrographie Office.

Today, the AMGRF is home to one of the largest collections of marine sediment cores in the entire world, and is the ...

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