Story: Ocean currents and tides

Profiling

Profiling

In this photograph a conductivity temperature depth profiler is being lowered over the side of a research vessel off the Poor Knights Islands in northern New Zealand. The device is used to collect water samples at selected depths, and measure a range of ocean properties such as temperature.

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NIWA – National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research
Photograph by Craig Stevens

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Craig Stevens and Stephen Chiswell, 'Ocean currents and tides - Measuring the ocean', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/5942/profiling (accessed 8 December 2021)

Story by Craig Stevens and Stephen Chiswell, published 12 Jun 2006