August 22 photos

The anchor and releases are staged for deployment. (Steve Lambert, WHOI)
Ed Bridgeman and Kris Newhall attach a yale grip to the wire between sections. (Steve Lambert, WHOI)
Ed Bridgeman supervises as Gary Morgan falls asleep on the job. (Steve Lambert, WHOI)
The final pieces: the float, upper pinger, and top profiler bumper. (Steve Lambert, WHOI)
The entire mooring is lowered in the water with the crane and is ready to be released. (Steve Lambert, WHOI)
Away it goes!  With the pull of a rope the entire 3800 meter long mooring is on its way to the bottom. (Steve Lambert, WHOI)

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