SeaExplorer underwater glider sets Record

31 Jan 2014

ACSA announced that the SeaExplorer glider (featured on this month’s cover of Marine Technology Reporter), developed by ACSA in partnership with ACRI, CNRS and IFREMER, completed a two-month record mission in collaboration with the Laboratoire d’Océanographie de Villefranche (LOV) of National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) and Pierre and Marie Curie University (UPMC). “The mission objective was to evaluate the endurance of our first glider equipped with rechargeable batteries while performing several round trips between France and Corsica Island” said Dr. Hervé Claustre of the CNRS LOV. ACSA introduced rechargeable Li-Ion batteries as an effective, reliable and affordable solution. “The SeaExplorer glider has also acquired a wealth of high resolution data along its transects whose results will be presented by LOV at the Ocean Science Meeting in Honolulu Hawaii in February 2014,” said Dr. Claustre…


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