U.S. Survey Ship Moves North To Bering Straits As China Begins 10th Arctic Expedition
After two months in the southern Bering Sea, NOAA Fisheries research ship Versteraalen will be moving north to assess what changes in environment, fish populations, and habitat they will see this year.
Meanwhile, for the tenth year in a row, a 300-foot Chinese research ship is heading for the Bering Strait area and the Chukchi Sea to conduct a comprehensive marine survey of the area, according to Wei Zexun, the research team leader and chief scientist. For the first time, the Chinese ship will not ...
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