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National Oceanography Centre, Southampton (UK)

Sampling Blue Water

Caption: Oceanographic sampling equipment is shown being lowered into clear blue open ocean water. The clarity of the water is a consequence of low nutrient availability restricting the amount of planktonic microbes. Credit: Elizabeth Sargent, NOCS

Credit: Elizabeth Sargent, NOCS

Usage Restrictions: Credit: Elizabeth Sargent, National Oceanography Centre, Southampton

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