Scientists wash the collected box core sediment in a sieve to remove the fine particulate matter and leave behind larger materials.

Scientists wash the collected box core sediment in a sieve to remove the fine particulate matter and leave behind larger materials. Image courtesy of Deepwater Canyons 2012 Expedition, NOAA-OER/BOEM.

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