The CTD is an instrument that measures conductivity, temperature, and depth of water

The CTD (in the foreground) in the staging bay, ready for deployment. The Autonomous Underwater Vehicle, ABE, is partially visible in the left background. Refer to the ROV/AUV and Plumes essays for more information on these instruments. Image courtesy of Submarine Ring of Fire 2002, NOAA/OER.

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Submarine Ring of Fire 2002

Submarine Ring of Fire 2002: June 29 Log

Technology: AUV ABE

Technology: Sonde and CTD

NOAA Ocean Explorer Gallery

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