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Sandy Brosnahan transporting a weather buoy into the Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center’s operational facility in preparation for deployment. This buoy was one of 6 deployed to measure wind speed, direction, pressure, and temperature off the coast of Fire Island, NY. Paired with each weather buoy was a subsurface tripod measuring surface waves, pressure, current velocity, bottom turbulence, and suspended sediment profiles to quantify where and how sediment is being transported.


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