Funded in part by a grant of more than €1m from Google.org, the 12-month mission is expected to yield extraordinary insights into the impact of the Gulf Stream on weather forecasting and global carbon models.
Two saildrones and an underwater glider traveled the Nice-Calvi line to study air-sea carbon flux and demonstrate the potential of autonomous vehicles to extend the capability of fixed-point observatories and remote sensing.
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