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susan humphris narrates this video about the tools used to locate plumesWatch the new video about CTD & Puma deployments
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Where ‘going with the floe’ isn’t a bad pun

Finding hydrothermal vents on the seafloor is a needle-in-a-haystack business under the best of circumstances—something the Arctic Ocean does not offer. It’s a unique place, like none you’ve ever been to before. It gives you unique problems, like none you’ve ever seen before. Cold, ice, fog—they each have their own charming ways of completely messing up your plans and making a hard thing harder.

Read on about our adventure in the slideshow below. Can't see the slideshow? Get the Flash plug in »

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