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Glacial runoff

Love that Dirty Water

Meltwater carrying finely ground glacial till is visible from the air as researchers prepare to deploy instruments into a West Greeenland fjord by helicopter. WHOI physical oceanographer Fiamma Straneo led a team that included glaciologist Sarah Das and engineer Hanu Singh in an effort to pilot a robotic surface vessel close to the edge of the ice in order to map water conditions in the fjord and meltwater conduits in the face of the glacier. (Photo by Clark Richards, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)

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