Dr. Furu Mienis checking the color of the mud sample against a reference set. 

Dr. Furu Mienis checking the color of the mud sample against a reference set.  Image courtesy of E. Hannerman, Deepwater Canyons 2012 Expedition, NOAA-OER/BOEM.

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Deepwater Canyons 2012: August 23 Log

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