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Since 1986, the Antarctic Ecosystem Research Division (AERD) has completed vessel-based research in the area surrounding the South Shetland Islands, Elephant Island, the South Orkney Islands, and the Antarctic Peninsula on four ships.
The RV Surveyor was a NOAA ship, used by the Antarctic Marine Living Resources (AMLR) Program from 1989-1995.
The RV Yuzhmorgeologiya was a Russian vessel contracted by the AMLR Program from 1996 through 2009.
The RV Moana Wave was contracted in 2010, and is still in use today.
NOAA Ship, R/V Surveyor
NOAA Ship, R/V Profesor Siedlecki