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University of Washington

Helicopter Deployment

Caption: An instrument about to be dropped through an opening in the ice to the seafloor will record ocean bottom pressure to compare with similar data recorded by NASA's GRACE satellites. Data from GRACE, ICESat and actual water samples led to the discovery of a new pathway of freshwater in the Arctic.

Credit: C. Peralta-Ferriz/UW Applied Physics Laboratory

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