18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Diving in Papua New Guinea

During a research expedition to Papua New Guinea, I took this photo of the CARIOCA project (Coral reef acclimatization to ocean acidification) team. In this photo, the team is performing experiments in the sea while on the surface a small boat is waiting to pick them up back to the research vessel.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 06.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Ambitle Island, Papua New Guinea
Camera: ILCE-7RM3
Copyright: © Tom Shlesinger