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Expedition 17: Cruise Participants

Expedition 17: Into the Twilight ZoneMissionDaily UpdatesParticipantsTechnologyMail Buoy Cruise Participants Lead Investigators Ken Buesseler Chief Scientist Ken Buesseler is marine geochemist at WHOI. He is the lead scientist for the Carbon and Climate theme in the OTZ Project, where his research focuses on how carbon moves through the mesopelagic.  Heidi Sosik Co-Chief Scientist Heidi Sosik…

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Expedition 17: Technology

Expedition 17: Into the Twilight ZoneMissionDaily UpdatesParticipantsTechnologyMail Buoy Expedition 17: Technology MOCNESS Traditional nets that scientists use to collect fish and other ocean life collect everything from the surface where the net enters the water down to the depths and back. If your goal is to understand what animals live at a specific depth, you…

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Expedition 17: Mission

Expedition 17: Into the Twilight ZoneMissionDaily UpdatesParticipantsTechnologyMail Buoy Mission Overview For this Dive and Discover, instead of making a beeline for the bottom, researchers on our 17th expedition will look more closely at the middle of the ocean, also known as the mesopelagic or the ocean’s twilight zone.   The Ocean Twilight Zone The twilight…

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Expedition 17: Into the Twilight Zone

LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR EXPEDITION Into the Twilight Zone May 3 – 21, 2021 Follow us as our team of scientists, engineers, and students puts some of the most advanced research tools available to the challenge of exploring this dimly lit world. Learn how this complex and fascinating ecosystem supports animals at the surface regulates…

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