Workers set up scaffolding around the stern A-frame of R/V Atlantis. The frame and winch system is used to deploy and recover the research submersible Alvin, which is nearly 17 metric tons (35,200
lbs.). (Photo by Jayne Doucette, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)
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