EUROFLEETS+ Floating University – “Mapping the Ocean Floor: An Introduction to Practical Aspects of Hydrographic Surveying” – Feb 2020, Ireland – DL 22 Nov 19

EUROFLEETS+ Floating University – “Mapping the Ocean Floor: An Introduction to Practical Aspects of Hydrographic Surveying”

RV Celtic Voyager, Cork, Ireland, February 19th to February 25th, 2020

The EurofleetsPlus “Floating University”

Eurofleets+ is a unique consortium of research vessels, equipment and scientists supported by 42 marine institutes, universities, foundations and SMEs from 24 countries around the North Atlantic Ocean and Mediterranean Sea.  A key objective of Eurofleets+ is the delivery of five Floating Universities for early stage researchers of marine related sciences.  Floating Universities will address a range of themes and topics and focus on the applications and operation of research vessel data acquisition and sampling systems and equipment.

General course objectives

This floating University will take place on the RV Celtic Voyager in Cork Harbour and its approaches on the South Coast of Ireland.  Teaching will focus on the operation of multibeam echosounders (MBES) and sub bottom profiling and their applications for mapping and characterising the seabed.  Offshore training will be supported by lectures, workshops and online resources.

Applications must be received by the 22nd of November 2019

For more details visit: https://bit.ly/2nWM0x0

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