The Ron Brown deck crew members

The deck crew members in front of the TAO buoy. These buoys are placed in a grid throughout the Southern Pacific Ocean, across the equator and to the international dateline. With instrumentation placed on these buoys, scientists are able to follow the rise and fall of El Niño. Image courtesy of Hudson Canyon Cruise 2002, NOAA/OER.

Related Links

Hudson Canyon Cruise 2002

Hudson Canyon Cruise 2002: Sept 5 Log

NOAA Ocean Explorer Gallery