Preparing to Pump (IMAGE) Columbia Climate School Caption Aboard the German research vessel Sonne in the South Pacific, study author Frank Pavia (left, foreground) prepares pumping apparatus used to sample seawater for organic matter. Credit Frank Pavia Usage Restrictions Credit must be given. 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.