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Jim Valdes and Amy Bower with SALP system framework.

Keeping A Float

WHOI senior engineer Jim Valdes and physical oceanographer Amy Bower inspect an innovative new carousel device designed to automatically release a yellow float when warm water eddies pass. The carousel carries six floats, each of which will travel with a different eddy in the Labrador Sea and measure its water properties. The carousel, and the mooring which supports it, was deployed in late September.
(Photo by Tom Kleindinst, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)


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