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NOAA Photo Library Image - expl1218

Ring of Fire 2002 Expedition. The CTD is deployed over the side of the ship to search for evidence of hydrothermal activity. Instruments on the CTD look for changes in temperature, salinity, particulates in the water column, as well as trace metals and gases common in hydrothermal discharge.

Image ID: expl1218, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect

Category: Ocean exploration/

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