Lowering the CTD into the sea

Attached to the ship via safety tether, Dave Huntley, of the University of Delaware, guides the CTD rosette as it descends into the sea. Image courtesy of Arctic Exploration 2002, Ian MacDonald, Texas A&M University, NOAA/OER.

Related Links

Arctic Expedition 2002

Arctic Exploration: Mission Summary - Measuring the Physical Properties of the Deep Canada Basin

NOAA Ocean Explorer Gallery