JP Buoy field visit with our Canon friends
Rachel showing off the water quality sensors on the EXO2 sonde during the Canon visit
Bill talking about water clarity during the Canon site visit in July, 2018
Getting ready for deployment!
Photo by Julia Walker-Thomas of FOA
Kate and Joe setting up a deep chlorophyll sensor
Kate attaches the temp string cage while Rachel works on the electronic connections
Shannon and Rachel attach the sonde deployment pipe to the buoy
Deployment is a team effort!
Rachel plans to begin connections between the data logger and battery pack
Kate and Joe unload the hull of the buoy
Kate checking connections between cables
All hands on deck! Loading the buoy into the Zodiac
One boat for the buoy and another for personnel
UMaine and NPS buoy deployment team!
Kate motors out the buoy to the deployment site
Shannon, Kelly, Joe, and Rachel
Kate makes some final adjustments
Moment of truth! Rolling the buoy into the water, taking care with the instrumentation
Kate and Shannon have rolled the buoy into the water and are checking its position
The buoy is in position! Kelly holds on to the tower
Rachel checks out the underwater instrumentation
All components look good- success!
Joe, Rachel, Shannon, and Kelly
Kelly's and Shannon's smiles say it all! Rachel attaches the EXO2 sonde to the underwater junction box
Final check with the scope
JP Buoy deployment success! May 9, 2018