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Meghan Donohue on surface buoy.

Reaching New Heights

Mooring technician Meghan Donohue says that when she chose a job that few women do, she knew there would be challenges. But she wanted a career working with scientists at sea, handling a ship's rigging and equipment. In 2014, Donohue joined WHOI's Mooring Operations and Engineering Group—the first woman to do so. Here, on the deck of the R/V Atlantis in the Argentine Basin, Donohue perches atop a scientific mooring's large surface buoy, preparing to connect it to a crane that will hoist it into the water. (Photo courtesy of Meghan Donohue, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)

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