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Attaching the trace metal clean Go-Flo bottle to the kevlar line on which it will be lowered.
This Go-Flo bottle will be closed at depth to collect a water sample using a weighted “messenger” which slides down the line and releases the closure mechanism.
There are 5 bottles attached to each trace metal “cast” for a total of 15 water samples at various depths for each trace metal station.
The aft deck of the CCGS John P Tully. The kevlar winch is on the left while the trace metal clean processing container is on the right. Standard water sampling (for oxygen, nutrients, temperature, and salinity measurements) are done with a CTD rosette on the starboard (right) side of the ship.