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NOAA Photo Library Image - ship4173

Figure 46. Automatic Nansen and Ekman water sampling bottle developed by the Central Laboratory at Christiana by Doctor Vagn Ekman and Fridtjof Nansen. Left: descending. Right: ascending. This type of bottle was used by Nansen in 1910 on board the gunboat FRITHJOF and was used through many hundreds of meters of water depth.

Image ID: ship4173, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Photographer: Y. Berard
Credit: Oceanographic Museum of Monaco

Category: Oceanography/Historical instruments/

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