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A Research Brief # 3

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NRC launches helium balloons to measure the ozone layer. There is cloud-seeding to help fight forest fires, a study of the Gaspé current, recommendations to alleviate the St. Lawrence Seaway bottleneck at the Welland Canal. Faster and cheaper manufacture of rapid transit rails is explored, as is helicopter transport of trees out of logging sites and the feasibility of rockets to carry scientific instruments into the heart of the aurora borealis.

1979, 10 min 12 s

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