The BEST Scientists on Ice - The Bering Ecosystem Study (BEST) aims to
understand the Bering Sea ecosystem and the potential consequences of sea ice
loss that is accompanying global warming. Scientists from NOAA NMFS, NOAA
OAR, University of Washington/JISAO, and Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory
accompanied this April 2007 cruise of the USCG icebreaker Healy.