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Paleo Slide Set: Polar Ice Cores
Weatherport
Researchers at the site could choose between weatherports (the semi-cylindrical structures consisting of tubular metal frames overlaid with insulatory tent materials) or tents. While the weatherports were equipped with plywood floors and oil heaters, they also had to be shared with up to 15 other scientists.

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Kendrick Taylor
DRI, University of Nevada-Reno.
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