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Cayman News Service: DoE staffer first Caymanian to dive the Cayman Trench

Sabrina Douglas, the first native of the Cayman Islands to dive in the Mid-Cayman Rise, emerges from HOV Alvin after her dive. (Photo by Marley Parker, ©Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution)

(CNS): Sabrina Douglas, assistant geographical information systems (GIS) and field support specialist at the Department of Environment, became the first Caymanian to dive the depths of the Cayman Trench inside Alvin, a specialist submersible, as part of an ocean exploration research project currently underway into this mysterious part of the Atlantic.

Douglas is working aboard the Atlantis with a research team from the non-profit Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution studying the bizarre landscape and unique life in what is also known as the Cayman Trough.

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Douglas was also featured in the Cayman Compass.