Scientists retrieving the box core

Benthic scientists hoped that the box core, lowered from the ship’s starboard side, would provide the backbone of data collected during the 4-wk expedition. Image courtesy of Arctic Exploration 2002, Mike Vecchione, NOAA/Smithsonian Institution, NOAA/OER.

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