September 4 photos

 Kelly Young and the bag of cups to be crushed. (Photo by Mike DeGrandpre)
The end result: what 3000 meters of water pressure will do to a foam cup. (Photo by Mike DeGrandpre)
ITP62 on the forward deck ready to be deployed. (Photo by Rick Krishfield, WHOI)
ITP62 over the side. (Steve Lambert, WHOI)
Clyde Wheaton guides the ITP wire while Llewellyn Oram and Jim Dunn operate the winch. (Steve Lambert, WHOI)
The surface unit for ITP62. (Steve Lambert, WHOI)
Released!  ITP62 is deployed at 76 degrees north. (Steve Lambert, WHOI)
The large surface float is top-heavy in open water. (Steve Lambert, WHOI)
The second buoy of the day: the BTC60 ready to go. (Steve Lambert, WHOI)
The BTC60 is lowered over the side and released about a mile from ITP62. (Steve Lambert, WHOI)
Rick Krishfield (WHOI) and the third buoy of the day. (Steve Lambert, WHOI)
The final deployment, the Up-Tempo is lowered over the side.  This unit carries a string of sensors that transmit data inductively. (Steve Lambert, WHOI)
The final product.  Like the others, this unit will transmit its location which provides sea surface drift data. (Steve Lambert, WHOI)

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