[ Back to EurekAlert! ]

Contact: Susanne Diederich
Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research

Float Being Deployed

Caption: Scientists are deploying a float in the Weddell Sea. This float will dive into great depths measuring temperature and salinity over many years. When surfacing, it will send its data via satellite.

Credit: Olaf Boebel, Alfred Wegener Institute

Usage Restrictions: For non-commercial use in context with this press release only.

Related news release: Antarctic expedition provides new insights into the role of the Southern Ocean for global climate

[ Back to EurekAlert! ]