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Researchers retrieve a sediment trap mooring with a ?holey sock? drogue

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Researchers retrieve a “holey sock” drogue (blue cyclinder) and an antenna unit from a second trap (orange/yellow device) near Hawaii during the VERTIGO experiment. The results will help improve computer models of the ocean carbon cycle and forecasts of climate change.

(Photo by Ken Buesseler, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.)


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