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Expedition 353 Photo Gallery · Week 2

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John Kirkpatrick (Inorganic Geochemist, University of Rhode Island, USA) inserts a sterile syringe into the core to sample for microbes that live in the sediments. These ephemeral samples are stored in a –80°C freezer to preserve them for analysis on shore. (Credit: Kate Littler & IODP) [Photo ID: exp353_031]
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