Deploying instrument package into Monterey Canyon

Men stand on a boat wearing safety gear and they are deploying instrumentation into the water using cables and ropes.

Detailed Description

On October 6, 2016, scientists lower an instrument package on a taut-wire mooring into the canyon. The sediment trap (long funnel-shaped device) is designed to capture mud and sand carried in turbidity flows; the other sensors measure currents and suspended sediment.


Image Dimensions: 5184 x 3456

Date Taken:

Location Taken: Moss Landing, CA, US