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Image : A Sentry at the Atlantic Gateway

big red flotation sphere
OVER THE SIDE AND UNDER THE ICE A big red flotation sphere the top part of a mooring 180 meters (590 feet) long?is deployed into Hudson Strait. Over a year, the experimental mooring collected the first detailed measurements of water flowing out of icy Hudson Strait and into the North Atlantic. Changes in the outflow can have impacts on the climate in the North Atlantic region. (Photo by Fiamma Straneo, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)


Last updated: December 15, 2011

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