EMSO-ESTOC seasonal glider program for ocean observation in the Canary Islands

PLOCAN, the Spanish Institute of Oceanography (IEO-CSIC) and the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (ULPGC) continue to collaboratively promote and reinforce the ocean observation strategy in the Canary Islands through the seasonal program of glider missions at the ESTOC Time Series (deep node of the PLOCAN Integrated Observatory as member of the European


Scientific mission with uncrewed surface vehicle (USV) to assess and catalog ocean ecosystems of the Atlantic basin

The Mission Atlantic USV-WaveGlider uncrewed vehicle has been put into operation in waters of Faial Island, Azores (Portugal), to collect 3D information on essential ocean variables (physical, chemical and biological), as well as to map biodiversity, food supply and pressures on the Atlantic Ocean basin. The activity runs within the framework of the European Mission


PLOCAN puts into operation an unmanned surface vehicle to observe the waters near the volcano of La Palma

The Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands (PLOCAN) has put into operation in waters off the west coast of La Palma affected by the eruption of the volcano an autonomous surface vehicle (wave glider) equipped with scientific instruments that allow continuous measurement of meteorological atmospheric variables on the surface and water salinity, temperature, dissolved oxygen,

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