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Virginia Institute of Marine Science

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The Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) is currently providing logistical and scientific support to the Atlantic Environmental Group's Ship of Opportunity program in accordance with a VIMS/NOAA service contract. This program includes a Continuous Plankton Recorder - Expendable Bathythermograph (CPR/XBT) survey along a standard transect off the Chesapeake .Bay. Analysis of biological and physical data for this particular route is being processed by VIMS according to the standardized procedure set forth by NOAA and the Institute for Marine Environmental Research (IMER) of the United Kingdom.


Plankton -- Mid-Atlantic Bight



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