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2nd NOAA drifter buoy deployed by Atlantic Odyssey yacht

FLEUR DE SEL family with Martin Kramp (JCOMMOPS, right) and Pascal Guiraudou (Atlantic Odyssey, left).FLEUR DE SEL's crew will deploy the 3d drifter on this trip.

I am pleased to tell you that the second NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) drifter buoy has now been deployed by one of the boat taking part in the Atlantic Odyssey. This is a description of the program we are taking part in: …

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Blue Planet Odyssey willl contribute to scientific programs supported by JCOMMOPS

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JCOMMOPS needs volunteer vessels to deploy autonomous instruments in all ocean areas, and in particular where no commercial shipping routes transit. …

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Blue Planet Odyssey Participant Takes Scientists for A Sail

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On Sunday last, Blue Planet Odyssey participant Pablo Aguilera took Dr. Rick Lumpkin, NOAA Oceanographer, and his colleague Shaun Dolk for a sail off Key Largo on his Beneteau ODYSSEA. …

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The Blue Planet Odyssey scientific program

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The oceans are the last wild frontiers of our planet, and despite their health being vital to the planet’s wellbeing, scientists admit that there is still much they do not know about the state of the seas. Who better then to help expand that knowledge than sailors, who voyage across some of the most remote areas of the oceans? …

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The Blue Planet Odyssey Schools Programme

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Schools in Gibraltar, Malaga and the UK, are already keen to be part of the Blue Planet Odyssey. Nera Cornell, 13, has told her school’s environmental club, The Green Machine, all about the event and they can’t wait to get started. I asked her why she thought the Blue Planet Odyssey was so important and she said …

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