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Tania MoralesGlider Pilot / SW Technician and sea operations.

Josué Viera
Glider pilot / HW Technician and sea operations.

Rayco Moran
Advanced Glider pilot / Technical support

Daura Vega
Glider Science

Alvaro Lorenzo
Chief Glider Pilot / Data Processing and sea operations.

Mª José Rueda
Head. Scientific Glider Program

Carlos Barrera
Head. Technical and Operational Glider Program

PLOCAN’s glider fleet is composed so far by three units:

 

 

Instrument

 

Measured Parameter(s)

Depth range

 

Sampling frequency

 

 

Frequency of data recovery

 

Slocum G2 - Electric

(SN. 195)

Name: P201

 

Pumped CTD - SBE37; Optode 5013W –DO-; FLNTU WetLabs –Chl-A and Turb.-; RDI SV-DVL

0-1000 m

selectable

Selected integrated sensor data at specified intervals whilst at the surface via Iridium.

 

 

Seaglider 1KA

(SN. 525)

Name: P301

 

Pumped CTD SBE-CT Sail-; AADI-DO- 4330; WetLabs BBF2-VMT 650/CDOM/Chl-A

0-1000 m

selectable

Selected integrated sensor data at specified intervals whilst at the surface via Iridium.

 

 

Spray

(SN 501)

Name: P101

 

Pumped CTD SBE37-CTD-; SBE-DO-; WetLabs –Chl-A- and SeaPoint –Turbidity.

0-1000 m

selectable

Selected integrated sensor data at specified intervals whilst at the surface via Iridium.

 

 

24 m. Research vessel for multipurpose coastal oceanographic cruises (in partnership with the Instituto Canario de Ciencias Marinas –ICCM-)

12 m. Multipurpose fast boat QUER 40 Pro

5.5 m RIB for coastal operations support.

Multipurpose 70 m2, control room fitted with dedicated hardware and software equipment for real time control, surveillance, management and data display of the gathered information from a wide range of the operational observing platforms, including gliders.

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Glider School

PLOCAN Dissemination

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