Image of the Day

122 / 365

Brian Hogue and Ben Pietro deploy moored profiler on Line W

One More Mooring

Brian Hogue (left) and Ben Pietro deploy a moored profiler from R/V Atlantis during a 2010 cruise to Line W led by WHOI physical oceanographer John Toole. Moored profilers travel up and down a mooring cable, continuously taking measurements of water speed, direction, temperature, salinity, and other characteristics. Line W runs from south of Woods Hole to Bermuda. WHOI researchers have placed moored instruments along Line W for several years to learn about important currents that flow near the edge of the continental shelf. This May they will make their final cruise of the current Line W program. (Photo by John Toole, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)


Image and Visual Licensing

Text, images, graphics and other material contained on this website are subject to copyright. For more information or to license material, please contact the Director of Digital Assets, or (508) 289-2647.

Explore Visual WHOI

Search multimedia database

License our Visuals