Studying the Sea-Surface Microlayer 2

Oceans 11

SOI / Mónika Naranjo González
Nov. 25 2019

This introductory video explains measurements the team on research vessel Falkor are collecting to study the sea surface microlayer – the 1mm layer connecting the air and sea. Measurements are taken from multiple locations on the ship: in the water with CTD casts, from stationary and apex buoys, a radiometer, aerial robots, and a catamaran at the surface. Each device – like an individual instrument in an orchestra – contributes uniquely; they come together creating a complete symphony of data. 


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