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Contact: Barbra Gonzalez, UM Rosenstiel School
University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine & Atmospheric Science

Hurricane Hunter Flight

Caption: Second-year University of Miami Meteorology & Physical Oceanography student Ryan Schuster gives the thumbs up in NOAA's P-3 aircraft as she and a team of researchers take off to to drop profilers into Hurricane Isaac and collect measurements of ocean heat content, salinity and currents in the Gulf of Mexico as part of the Deep-C initiative.

Credit: Jodi Brewster

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