UNC-Wilmington benthic lander. Two UNCW landers were deployed in Baltimore Canyon and two similar landers belonging to the Netherlands Institute for Sea Research were deployed in Norfolk Canyon. A USGS mooring was also deployed in each canyon. These landers and moorings provide a way to collect precise time-series data on environmental variability that is typically unattainable.

UNC-Wilmington benthic lander. Two UNCW landers were deployed in Baltimore Canyon and two similar landers belonging to the Netherlands Institute for Sea Research were deployed in Norfolk Canyon. A USGS mooring was also deployed in each canyon. These landers and moorings provide a way to collect precise time-series data on environmental variability that is typically unattainable. Image courtesy of Steve W. Ross (UNCW).

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