A Glide Across the Gulf Stream : Image

spray development team

A TEAM EFFORT—Scientists and engineers from two oceanography institutions collaborated on the development of Spray. Jeff Sherman (left), with the physical oceanography department at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, led operations on the design of Spray using funds from the Office of Naval Research. Breck Owens (center), a senior scientist in physical oceanography at WHOI, guided the glider remotely on its first Gulf Stream crossing. With them is Brian Guest, a senior engineer at WHOI who assisted with the glider's launch. (Photo by Tom Kleindinst, Woods Hole oceanographic Institution)