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NOAA Photo Library Image - ship0509

Coast and Geodetic Survey Ship DISCOVERER with a number of sensors attached to bow during BOMEX, the Barbados Oceanographic and Meteorological Experiment. The tethered balloon is carrying upper-air meteorological sensors, the boom project ing from the bow has meteorological instruments, and the line leading down has sea-temperature sensors attached.

Image ID: ship0509, NOAA's Fleet Then and Now - Sailing for Science Collection
Photo Date: 1969

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