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Frank Bahr deploying a ADCP

Sunset Science

Frank Bahr deploys a conductivity/temperature/density instrument, or CTD, from the coastal research vessel Tioga off the New Jersey coast during a recent experiment. The instrument measures water temperature, salinity (salt content), and conductivity, and it is the primary tool for determining essential physical properties of sea water.

(Photo by Christopher Linder, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)


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