The Osmosis-Based Water Sampler draws hydrothermal fluids into small capillary-like tubing and allows long-term sampling of diffuse and black smoker hydrothermal fluids, as well as fluids from methane seeps. Once recovered, laboratory tests examine major/trace element chemistry of the samples.
This instrument records the following data products. To learn more about a data product, select its name.
The OOI includes the following instrument models for this instrument type.
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