|A “typical” marine snow aggregate collected by the Marine Snow catcher showing how it is a mixture of different types of material scavenged as the particle sank. Copyright© Richard Lampitt.|
|An image taken by Morten earlier in the week from one of his “Gel traps”, a really neat way to collect sinking particles but without them ending up as a homogeneous mush at the bottom of the collecting cup. Copyright© Morten Iversen.|
By Richard Lampitt (Chief Scientist on James Cook cruise “Down to the Twilight Zone”)
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