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Saildrone Completes First Unmanned Circumnavigation of Antarctica

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Data from the 2019 Gulf Stream mission to quantify wintertime air-sea heat exchange is now available on the European Marine Observation and Data Network.

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After suffering damage in a Gulf Stream storm, SD 1021 received a new wing in Bermuda and set out for the Solent on a mission to complete the fastest unmanned Atlantic crossing.

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Data from the First Saildrone Antarctic Circumnavigation has been released to the global scientific community on Saildrone’s new data portal,, a repository of high-resolution in-situ observations collected by our global fleet of ocean drones.

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