TowCam engineer John making similar final preparations for TowCam.  As soon as Sentry is overboard tonight, TowCam will follow fast behind, surveying a different part of the seabed and sending images straight back to the operators aboard ship while Sentry stores its photos onboard its own computers to await return to the ocean surface on Friday.

TowCam engineer John making similar final preparations for TowCam.  As soon as Sentry is overboard tonight, TowCam will follow fast behind, surveying a different part of the seabed and sending images straight back to the operators aboard ship while Sentry stores its photos onboard its own computers to await return to the ocean surface on Friday. Image courtesy of Chris German, INSPIRE: Chile Margin 2012 Expedition, NOAA-OER.

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