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The Conduct of Science Is Not What It Used to Be, Text Slide 9 of 15

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Slide Words: Next-Generation ALVIN

Slide Image: The slide shows four illustrations of the next-generation ALVIN, a submarine that has the capability to explore the mid-water environment. In the top left corner is a side view of the diving submarine. In the top right corner is an image of the submarine at the seafloor with its lights on conducting a high-resolution bathymetric survey. The bottom left image shows the submarine conducting sampling of the seafloor and transmitting the data by a fiber cable up to the support ship. The image on the bottom right shows the submarine with its lights on focusing on a jellyfish.

Credit: Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

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