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Buoy wranglers

Over the last few years, MBARI engineers have been developing a floating buoy that generates electricity from the ocean waves. Some tests of the buoy were conducted during the winter storm season in Monterey Bay. This photo shows an intrepid team of MBARI engineers and technicians battling stormy winds and seas to attach a line to the heavy buoy so that they can bring it back to shore. Image: Kim Fulton-Bennett © 2011 MBARI

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