Dave Allen examining microbiological samples

Dave Allen of the University of Washington examines microbiological samples collected during the Arctic expedition. A water sample that appears cloudy or foggy is indicative of a successful microbiological culture. Image courtesy of Arctic Exploration 2002, NOAA/OER.

Related Links

Arctic Expedition 2002

Arctic Exploration: Mission Summary - Novel Microbes in an Icy World

NOAA Ocean Explorer Gallery