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Training videos (mp4) for the Biological Oceanography Group's cruise sample collection and processing.  To view these videos you will need QuickTime, download

  1. Introduction: Biological Oceanography cruisework at MBARI. (4.7mb)
  2. Cruise preparation: Gear, transport, shipboard lab setup. (23.6mb)
  3. On Station: Preparation, CTD and rosette, Niskin water sampling, seasickness. (51.4mb)
  4. Sample processing: Chlorophyll. (77mb)
  5. Sample processing: Primary production. (153.7mb)
  6. Sample processing: Minor samples. (92.4mb)
  7. Summary (19.3mb)
  8. Photo gallery

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Last updated: Aug. 19, 2014

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