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Dec - 23 - 2011
Gear acquired by FURG
The Oceanographic Institute at FURG has recently acquired an undulating vehicle for collecting crucial physical and biogeochemical data from an underway vessel. This vehicle will allow the collection of observations with much finer spatial resolution than conventional profiling instruments, which is particularly necessary around ocean fronts.

Here Osmar Moller proudly stands by the new Acrobat during tests conducted off New Bedford, MA. The instrument is manudatured by Sea Sciences, Inc.,
 
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