Recent Developments in the United States Antarctic Program 961437
The United States Antarctic Program implements the U.S. policy of an active and influential presence in Antarctica. The principal expression of this policy is through the conduct of scientific research. This paper describes recent changes in the logistics structure necessary to support the scientific program. It also describes several improvements in communications, highlights accomplishments of the Antarctic Aeronomy and Astrophysics program, and presents a status report on the South Pole Redevelopment Project.