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The Department of the Navy’s Floating Instrument Platform (FLIP) begins the process of tran- sitioning from horizontal to vertical by ? lling ballast tanks in the stern during a cruise commemo- rating 50 years of continuous service to the scienti? c community. The 355-foot research vessel, owned by the Of? ce of Naval Research and operated by the Marine Physical Laboratory at Scripps

Institution of Oceanography at University of California, conducts investigations in a number of ? elds, including acoustics, oceanography, meteorology and marine mammal observation. January/February 2019 12 MTR

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