From Clouds to Ocean Floor

Latitude: 61°24′ N
Longitude: 011°06′ W
Time: 19:00 GMT
by Chris Lindemann, aboard the FS METEOR

Today we paid a visit to the meteorological station on board, operated by the German Weather Service (Deutscher Wetter Dienst, DWD). DWD releases helium-filled weather balloons to measure atmospheric temperature, humidity and pressure high above our heads.

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