Task 3A – Thomson

UW APL has been testing microSWIFT buoy deployments from NOAA aircraft. This gif animation shows a successful test deployment over the Beaufort Sea from a NOAA Twin Otter. More information on the microSWIFTs is at www.apl.uw.edu/swift

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