The Jason manipulator arms use a Scoop sampler to collect iron-oxidizing microbial mat at NW Eifuku.

The Jason manipulator arms use a Scoop sampler to collect iron-oxidizing microbial mat at NW Eifuku. Image courtesy of Submarine Ring of Fire 2014 - Ironman, NSF/NOAA, Jason, Copyright WHOI.

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