Image of the Day

269 / 368

Sediment trap recovery

Trapping Falling Sediment

WHOI engineer Scott Worrilow guides a yellow sediment trap onto R/V Oceanus along with (clockwise from bottom left) WHOI engineer Brian Hogue, seaman Leo Fitz, and bosun Clindor Cacho, on a 2011 cruise to the Line W moorings, which monitor the flow of Atlantic currents that can influence climate, including the Gulf Stream. The sediment traps attached to these moorings collected particles drifting down through the water, for studies by WHOI research specialist Steven Manganini (far right in photo). (Photo by Ellen Roosen, 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