August 11 photos

Third Officer Marian Punch on the bridge of the Louis S. St-Laurent. (Mary-Louise Timmermans)
Heavy ice at BGOS site D. (Mary-Louise Timmermans)
The top float of Mooring D surfaces. (Mary-Louise Timmermans)
Seaman Barney Noseworthy hooks the top float of Mooring D to begin the recovery. (Mary-Louise Timmermans)
Officer Cadet Blair Parsons watches the Lebus winch during the recovery of Mooring D. (Mary-Louise Timmermans)
John Kemp, Rick Krishfield and Rico Amamio unfasten the MMP from Mooring D. (Mary-Louise Timmermans)
John Kemp and Rico Amamio use a portable band saw to cut the clamp that holds a temperature sensor on the mooring line. (Mary-Louise Timmermans)
An RCM 11 current meter is brought on board, with the glass ball backup flotation in the background. (Mary-Louise Timmermans)
On the deep section of Mooring D, a set of sixteen stationary instruments clamped to the mooring wire (spaced every 10 m to every few tens of meters) span the water column, between 2 and 3.5 km below the surface, to measure temperature, salinity, pressure and currents. (Mary-Louise Timmermans)

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