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Working on ice just off the ship Oden.

Great Way to Spend a Summer Day

Researchers and ship crewmembers from the icebreaker Oden shovel and pick their way through ice and snow to open a hole to the Arctic Ocean. WHOI engineers tested new underwater vehicles and sampling equipment in the Arctic Circle in June, and they are now in the midst of a 40-day expedition to hunt for seafloor hydrothermal vents and life on the Gakkel Ridge.
(Photo by Hanumant Singh, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)

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