Float Being Deployed (image) Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research Share Print E-Mail 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. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.