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Mooring the World

Mooring the World

April 12, 2016

WHOI senior scientist Bob Weller and Ruth Curry, a senior research specialist, recover an Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) mooring in the Irminger Sea. WHOI has partnered with the National Science Foundation’s OOI Coastal and Global Scale Nodes since August 2007. As part of this project WHOI teams have been designing and deploying buoys in the North and South Atlantic and Pacific in an effort to better understand and predict the impact of climate change on the interlinked ocean-atmosphere system. Data collected by the OOI are available for free to anyone with an internet connection through the OOI Data Portal. (Photo by Lance Wills, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)

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