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Coast Guard Cutter Sycamore deploys Polar Bear skimmer into the Arctic Ocean (photos)

Polar Bear skimmer Coast Guard Personnel aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Sycamore lift a DESMI “Polar Bear” from the Arctic Ocean after a Spilled Oil Recovery System exercise near Barrow, Alaska, Aug. 2, 2012. Retrieving the skimmer marked the end of the three-day oil recovery systems exercise, the first of its kind in the Arctic Ocean, that was designed to test the suitability of new equipment in the extreme environment. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Kelly Parker. Sycamore deploys Polar Bear skimmer Coast Guard personnel aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Sycamore set a DESMI "Polar Bear" skimmer into the Arctic Ocean using the buoy tender's crane, near Barrow, Alaska, Aug. 2, 2012. The skimmer, specifically designed to recover oil in ice-strewn water, was used during the third and final day of an oil recovery systems exercise. U.S. Coast Guard photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Kelly Parker.