NSF ocean research
Ocean research, infrastructure and education advance the understanding of oceans and ocean basins and their interactions with people and the planet. Whether it's embedding instruments on the ocean seafloor, studying the impact of ocean acidification, or understanding changes in ocean currents and sea level rise, NSF support will continue to shed light on this critically important part of our global ecosystem. (Date image taken: 2018; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: May 29, 2020)
Credit: Nicolle R. Fuller/National Science Foundation
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