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Buoy recovery operations on R/V Knorr.

Under the Weather (Buoy)

Ship's boatswain Pete Liarikos (left) and mooring specialist John Kemp huddle beneath the CLIMODEsurface buoy as colleagues hold the lines. Liarikos and Kemp wereworking to secure the buoy during a recovery at sea in February 2007 onthe research vessel Knorr. In the foreground (left) rests the Air Sea Interaction Spar, another buoy that was deployed and recovered during the expedition. The goalof the CLIMODE program is to understand how the interaction ofatmosphere and ocean can former cooler parcels of water important toNorth Atlantic circulation. (Photo by Terry Joyce, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)


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