Carl Mattson (front) and Barry Nisly (back) deploy an ALACE (Autonomous Lagrangian Circulation Explorer) float during the Indian Ocean expedition. The float will drift through the ocean at a depth of 1000 meters, periodicially altering its buoyancy and rising to the surface where it transmits its position to scientists via satellite.
(Photo by Ann Jochens)
Volume 4, Number 1
World Ocean Circulation Experiment
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