August 30 photos

The sun came out for a brief period during a mooring deployment giving us a nice 'fog-bow'. (Photo by Rick Krishfield)
Daisuke Hirano (TUMSAT) and Kris Newhall (WHOI) connect sections of the mooring wire. (Photo by Rick Krishfield)
Mike DeGrandpre takes a turn monitoring release unit. (Photo by Rick Krishfield)

The team attaches the lower bumper and MMP to the wire.

(Photo by Rick Krishfield)
Steve Lambert (WHOI) and Daisuke Hirano (TUMSAT) install the ADCP into the upper floatation sphere.   (Photo by Rick Krishfield)
The upper pinger and microCAT are attached to the mooring just below the upper sphere. (Photo by Rick Krishfield)
A McLane Moored Profiler (MMP) is brought into position to be attached to the wire. (Photo by Rick Krishfield)
Daisuke Hirano (TUMSAT) installs the MMP on the mooring wire. (Photo by Rick Krishfield)
Oops!  The hood has come off the MMP. (Photo by Rick Krishfield)

The bottom pressure recorder (BPR) is attached to the releases and placed in a chute.

(Steve Lambert, WHOI)
(l-r) Daisuke Hirano (TUMSAT), Kris Newhall (WHOI), and Boatswain Rico Amamio attach the upper bumper. (Steve Lambert, WHOI)
With the rough seas a tag line was used to stabilize the anchor but then became entangled. (Steve Lambert, WHOI)
Oops again!  As the ship swayed the crane snagged the hydraulic lines on the A-frame. (Steve Lambert, WHOI)
Daisuke Hirano with a pinger and microCAT rig ready to be deployed. (Steve Lambert, WHOI)

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