Floats (IMAGE) University of Alaska Fairbanks Caption Large yellow floats connected to several scientific sensors are lowered over the edge of a ship in the Arctic Ocean. Credit Photo courtesy of the Nansen and Amundsen Basins Observational System. Usage Restrictions With credit to Nansen and Amundsen Basins Observational System. License Licensed content 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.