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Since 2008, there is a permanent and specific Summer Programme for Student Exchange between Rutgers University (RU) and PLOCAN. Mainly based on “in-partnership” missions across the Atlantic between both institutions, PLOCAN members in training phase, have the opportunity top spent stays for some month at RU as important step of their learning about glider technologies.

 

YEAR

Member

Work programme

2009

Alvaro Lorenzo

Scarlet Knight

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2009

Adrian Martín

Scarlet Knight

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2010

Daura Vega

Optical sensors

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2011

Rubén Marrero

Challenger One

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2011

Alberto González

Challenger One

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2012

Tania Morales

Challenger One

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2012

Josué Viera

Challenger One

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Under the framework of the COST Action 0904, PLOCAN members have been involved in some STSMs in partnership with other European institutions related to specific topics on glider technologies.

Ref. COST-STSM-ES0904-9426

Place: Southampton. UK

Hosting institution: NOCS-MARS

Hosting scientist: David Smeed

Date: December 2011

PLOCAN member: Darío Sosa                                  

TOPIC: Rules and operational protocols for “gliderport” facilities

 

 

 

Ref. COST-STSM-ES0904-11677

Place: Toulon. FR

Hosting institution: INSU-CNRS

Hosting scientist: Laurent Beguery

Date: September 2012

PLOCAN member: Tania Morales                                   

TOPIC: Software tools for data management and display

 

Ref. COST-STSM-ES0904-11676

Place: Bergen. NO

Hosting institution: University of Bergen - NERSC

Hosting scientist: Peter Haugan

Date: September 2012

PLOCAN member: Alvaro Lorenzo                                   

TOPIC: Mission setup, piloting basics and Data Manag. /Display

Ref. COST-STSM-ES0904-11654

Place: Toulon. FR

Hosting institution: INSU-CNRS

Hosting scientist: Laurent Beguery

Date: November 2012

PLOCAN member: Josué Viera

TOPIC: Mission setup hardware aspects, sea operations and piloting basics.

 

 

 

 

To be held in October 10th-12th. Host by LOCEAN and IFREMER at UPMC facilities in Paris.

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EGO/GROOM/JERICO 2012. May 22nd and 23rd. “Towards the definition of best practices with gliders and requirements for a Glider European Research Infrastructure”. Hosted by SOCIB in Mallorca. Mr. Carlos Barrera attended on behalf PLOCAN.

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