Photo: James Wilkinson,
Scripps Institution of Oceanography-CalCOFI
FOR THE dATA
RESEARCH TECHniCiAn DAVE FABER
hangs on as waves crash onto the deck
of Scripps research vessel New Horizon
during the ship’s last cruise for the
California Cooperative Oceanic Fisheries
Investigations (CalCOFI) program.
CalCOFI data are being used to determine
the effects of a large, mysteriously warm
“blob” of water on climate and ecosystems
in the north Pacific. As for the temperature
of this wave, let’s hope it wasn’t too chilly.
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