Gary Finch Outdoors CARTHE Drifters Field Trip

Gary Finch Outdoors CARTHE Drifters Field TripScientists from the University of Miami have been visiting our area for the last three weeks studying the movements of ocean currents along the coast in order to observe how they carry oil, fish larvae or toxins in the water.

On this particular day, 7th grade science students from Episcopal Day School in Pensacola were able to see, first hand, the variety of advanced instruments the scientists use to collect visual data of the movement of currents, including GPS equipped drifters, unmanned aerial vehicles and dye sensors.