The sediment trap is hauled back to the surface after chronicling the flow of sediment and biological material for a 10 month period, roughly 1,500 feet deep.

The sediment trap is hauled back to the surface after chronicling the flow of sediment and biological material for a 10 month period, roughly 1,500 feet deep. Image courtesy of MarkSchrope.com/Lophelia II 2010 Expedition, NOAA-OER/BOEMRE.

 

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