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Science - Release Test

This is perhaps the best image I took combining science and environment. While we were stopped in the ice performing periodic maintenance to the engines, John Kemp (blue hardhat) tested his acoustic releases with help from Marine Science Technician Sean McPhilamy (standing). These devices, when signaled, drop the mooring anchor and allow the precious mooring instruments and data to be retrieved. In this shot, John Kemp, the WHOI mooring guru, is preparing to send another set of acoustic releases down to the depths.

Technical information:
Camera: Nikon Coolpix 5000
Lens: Nikkor Coolpix 5000 zoom lens @ 28mm
Film: Compactflash

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