Friday, May 01, 2015

Research vessel open to visitors

The oceanographic research vessel Angeles Alvarino (above, image: which is the most modern of the fleet of the Instituto Español de Oceanografía will visit the port of San Sebastian de La Gomera and and will be open to the public on Sunday, May 3rd 2015.
From 10am to 12:30pm and again from 4:30 to 7pm  every ten minutes groups of up to 12 visitors will be invited to come aboard to view the vessel and its scientific equipment. Crew and scientists will explain their work and the facilities.
The ship was recently employed in investigating the new submarine volcano and the biodiversity around it, just off the coast of El Hierro island and visitors can view the latest images and findings from there.

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