FAAM aircraft flies past the BoBBLE cruise

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It was a truly extraordinary rendezvous, combining a very ambitious flight and some great observations from the ship. A BAe 146-301 four-engine jet, the UK Facility for Airborne Atmospheric Measurements (FAAM), flew past the ORV Sindhu Sadhana yesterday, just 100 ft … Continued

UK Scientists depart for India

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Scientists from the University of East Anglia, and the National Oceanography Centre are travelling to Chennai today to embark on a month-long research cruise in the Bay of Bengal to improve understanding and forecasts of the Indian Monsoon. The team will launch … Continued

Preparing to depart

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UK scientists are making the last-minute preparations before departing for India next week for the NERC–MoES funded research cruise aboard the RV Sindhu Sadhana. The seven Seagliders, nine Argo floats and all the other equipment to measure temperature, salinity, dissolved oxygen and chlorophyll fluorescence. All … Continued

First IIOE-2 cruise complete

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The first cruise of the IIOE-2 project is now complete. The Sagar Nidhi sailed from Goa, India to Port Louis, Mauritius at the end of 2015 (and immediately after the launch of IIOE-2 in Goa). Prof. P N Vinayachandran co-led the expedition with … Continued