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Underwater Instrument Package Offshore of La Parguera, Puerto Rico

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Underwater instrument package that collected a unique, high-resolution dataset of underwater ocean observations during Hurricane María. The instrument package was deployed on a carbonate spur at a depth of 54 meters on the insular slope ~12 kilometers offshore of La Parguera, Puerto Rico. Photo taken on 27 July 2017 looking south-southwest by Evan Tuohy from the University of Puerto Rico-Mayagüez. The instrument package included an acoustic current profiler, an acoustic current velocimeter, and temperature, salinity, and turbidity sensors.