Suiting Up to Keep it Clean

photo: E. Loury

Trying to study trace metals that occur in seawater in such, well, trace amounts means getting serious about preventing contamination from any stray metal particles.  Kenneth Coale, MLML Director and Chemical Oceanography Professor (center), helps Ichthyology student Megan Winton don a clean suit to collect a water samples for a Chemical Oceanography class project.  Oh, and if you’re worried about contamination, you should probably get far away from that giant metal research vessel…

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