Crewmembers deploy an Argo float off the stern of the M/V Bulk Xaymacain the Caribbean Sea. The newly deployed floats are highlighted and will help fill a previous gap in coverage of the Yucatan Basin. Photo credit: Chief Officer Vyacheslav Martyanov.

Scientists team with commercial shipping industry to improve hurricane research

Five autonomous profiling floats were deployed from a commercial vessel into the depths of the Caribbean Sea to improve ocean and hurricane research.