Senior engineering assistant Jeff Lord examines pieces of a new
inductive-telemetry buoy that WHOI researchers deployed off of Barbados
in April 2007. The buoy is the seventh in a series of Northwest Tropical Atlantic Stations (NTAS) that researchers have deployed for studies of the exchange of heat, gases, and water between the air and sea.
(Photo by Sean P. Whelan, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)