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August 26, 2020
Yellow surface buoy floating in the water during testing of the first flotation controllable ocean mooring system

 Flotation Controllable Ocean Mooring (FCOM) system resurfacing during testing in Puget Sound. 

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In the News

February 22, 2021

Unique air and ocean surface observations of the Southern Ocean from a 22,000 km, 196-day circumnavigation around Antarctica by an... more

June 30, 2020

Scientists implement a contingency plan to collect valuable abundance data to support sustainable management of the largest commercial... more