Spanish Navy Taking Part in Oceanographic Atlantic Ocean Campaign

A team of six ICTA-UAB researchers are sailing on the oceanographic Hespérides from Brazil to participate in a campaign that aims to study the distribution and accumulation of pyrogenic materials in the Atlantic Ocean. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, to participate in this international campaign, scientists had to comply with strict sanitary measures. This included solitary confinement in a hotel…

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2021 Hespérides Antarctic Deployment Cancelled

January 13, 2021 (Google Translation) – The Ministry of Science and Innovation has decided to cancel the participation of BIO Hespérides in the Spanish Antarctic campaign to avoid any risk of spreading the virus among the personnel participating in the campaign and its possible introduction into the Antarctic Treaty area. This decision has been made after 35 positives of COVID-19…

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