13-04-2011. The mission lets to start a direct collaboration between Teledyne Webb Research company (TWR) and PLOCAN.
Silbo G2 Slocum glider was deployed by PLOCAN's technical staff on 13th April at the East coast of Gran Canaria as a test mission mode and drived off to the Rapid Watch site to check its functionality in deep waters (1000 m.)
The two-weeks mission has been scheduled as follow: 5 days navigation to reach the area of interest, 5 days working as "virtual mooring" on site and 5 days navigation back to Gran Canaria.
It is expected to recover Silbo next 26th April 2011.