Daniel Wagner (NOAA) and John Gray (University of South Florida) processing water samples collected during CTD (conductivity, temperature, depth) casts to 500 meters depth at Okeanos Ridge on the West Florida slope aboard NOAA Ship Nancy Foster. Information collected by the CTD helps researchers calibrate high-resolution mapping aboard the ship. Image courtesy of Ralf Meyer, Green Fire Productions.

Daniel Wagner (NOAA) and John Gray (University of South Florida) processing water samples collected during CTD (conductivity, temperature, depth) casts to 500 meters depth at Okeanos Ridge on the West Florida slope aboard NOAA Ship Nancy Foster. Information collected by the CTD helps researchers calibrate high-resolution mapping aboard the ship. Image courtesy of Ralf Meyer, Green Fire Productions.

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