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This website was designed by the Education & Outreach team of Ridge 2000 while the program office was hosted by Pennsylvania State University (2001-2005) and Scripps Institution of Oceanography (2005-2008). The National Science Foundation awards that supported this website's design and implementation are: OCE-0116823 and OCE-0532013, and GEO-0627909. Please note that this website is archived and no longer actively maintained.

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