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Photographs from Massachusetts Bay

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Humpback whale in Massachusetts Bay


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Scientists from Woods Hole monitor sediment metabolism for MWRA



Sediment samples are obtained with a hydraulically damped gravity corer that does not disturb the sediment-water interface.



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Inactive diffuser head shows healthy animal community



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MWRA's Mike Mickelson helps out on the sampling vessel.



 

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Water Sampling "Rosette"



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Sampling for Plankton



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Deploying the "ROV" (Remotely Operated Vehicle) to photograph rocky bottom and the diffuser



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Sea anenomes grow on rocks and the diffusers

 

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