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    Coast Guard Cutter Healy conducts Arctic patrol in support of the Office of Naval Research [Image 44 of 84]

    Coast Guard Cutter Healy conducts Arctic patrol in support of the Office of Naval Research

    ARCTIC OCEAN – (From left) Justin Eickmeier, Nick Hukriede and Peter Koski connect a cable to a system controller on the ice Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, about 715 miles north of Barrow, Alaska, in the Arctic. The system controller sits in the middle of a yellow buoy and sends commands to an ice tethered profiler below the ice. Eickmeier, Hukriede and Koski are aboard the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy (WAGB-20) in the Arctic to deploy sensors and autonomous submarines to study stratified ocean dynamics and how environmental factors affect the water below the ice surface for the Office of Naval Research. The Healy, which is homeported in Seattle, is one of two ice breakers in U.S. service and is the only military ship dedicated to conducting research in the Arctic. (NyxoLyno Cangemi/U.S. Coast Guard)

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    Date Taken: 10.03.2018
    Date Posted: 10.09.2018 20:15
    Photo ID: 4805782
    VIRIN: 181003-G-EM820-536
    Resolution: 2500x1669
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    Location: US

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