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 FIELD WORK PLAN for 20th October 2011

21th of October - Operations in the area - see -

On Wednesday 19th October 2011, the main news have been the commissioning and deployment of an unmanned underwater vehicle (Seaglider© model) in waters of the marine reserve of "Mar de las Calmas" in front of "El Tacorón", which is expected will increase the spatial and temporal capacity of biogeochemical parameters observation in the water column. The vehicle is scheduled to monitor a representative zone of the affected area as a first approach, for an unknown defined period. This sampling may provide valuable information to the different socio-economic sectors affected by the phenomenon.

 The operation foreseen for the October 19th is structured as follows:

SCIENTIFIC PERSONNEL TO GO ONBOARD

NAME

FAMILY NAME

INSTITUTION

CARLOS

BARRERA RODRIGUEZ

PLOCAN

ANGELA

DE MANZANOS RODRIGUEZ

PLOCAN

CAROLINA

LLERANDI GARCIA

ICCM

JOSE FCO.

DOMINGUEZ YANES

IEO

YURENA

PEREZ CANDELARIO

TRACSA

PRESS PERSONNEL GOING ONBOARD

NAME

FAMILY NAME

INSTITUTION

DAVID

RUIZ ALVAREZ

TV CANARIA

 

  • VESSEL: PROFESSOR IGNACIO LOZANO
  • DEPART TIME: 6 AM
  • BASE PORT: LA ESTACA (El Hierro Island)
  • WORKING TIME: 8 AM - 8 PM
  • ROUTE: LA ESTACA HARBOUR- SEA OF CALMS - LA ESTACA HARBOUR
  • MINIMUM DISTANCE BETWEEN HARBOUR AND WORKING AREA: 10 NAUTICAL MILES (1.5 hours of navigation )

Subcategories

Data Portal

Glider Missions

Real Time ESTOC

PLOCAN Dissemination

Atlantic Ocean Research