F.G. Walton Smith Florida Straits Cruise

From July 13th to 14th, AOML researchers conducted a hydrographic survey along 27N in the Florida Straits as part of the Western Boundary Time Series project aboard the R/V F.G. Walton Smith. The cruise conducts surveys to quantify Florida Current volume transport and water mass changes.

Photo credit: NOAA

  • Scientists conduct experiments in the Florida Straits. Image credit: NOAA
  • Scientists conduct experiments in the Florida Straits. Image credit: NOAA
  • Summer interns gain valuable field work experience. Image credit: NOAA
  • Scientists work to analyze data taken on the cruise. Image credit: NOAA
  • Scientists get ready to conduct night time surveys in the Florida Strait. Image credit: NOAA
  • Scientists sharing a laugh aboard the ship. Image credit: NOAA
  • Night time surveys were conducted on this cruise. Image credit: NOAA
  • Scientist getting ready to perform their experiment. Image credit: NOAA
  • Scientists and crew enjoying their time on the ship. Image credit: NOAA
  • View from the Walton Smith on the water. Image credit: NOAA
  • View of downtown Miami taken on the ship. Image credit: NOAA
  • Florida Straits

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  1. Scientists conduct experiments in the Florida Straits. Image credit: NOAA
  2. Scientists conduct experiments in the Florida Straits. Image credit: NOAA
  3. Summer interns gain valuable field work experience. Image credit: NOAA
  4. Scientists work to analyze data taken on the cruise. Image credit: NOAA
  5. Scientists get ready to conduct night time surveys in the Florida Strait. Image credit: NOAA
  6. Scientists sharing a laugh aboard the ship. Image credit: NOAA
  7. Night time surveys were conducted on this cruise. Image credit: NOAA
  8. Scientist getting ready to perform their experiment. Image credit: NOAA
  9. Scientists and crew enjoying their time on the ship. Image credit: NOAA
  10. View from the Walton Smith on the water. Image credit: NOAA
  11. View of downtown Miami taken on the ship. Image credit: NOAA
  12. Deep Orange sunset view of the Florida Straits aboard the R/V Walton Smith, 2017.