Summer campaign 2014

Monday 9 March 2015
by  Jean-Pierre FERAL
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PROTEKER 3 (18 nov. 2014 – 18 dec. 2014 on the field) made it possible to achieve the installation of the Kerguelen’s underwater observatory (thermorecorders at 5 and 15 m deep and colonization plates at 10 m deep at 8 sites).

- Report of the third field campaign PDF (in French)
DOI of the campaign PROTEKER 3

-  JPEG - 16.9 kb to the article in the progress report 2014 of the "Terres Australes Françaises" Natural Reserve (in French)

- Diaporama of the Summer Campaign 2014

- Members of the third field campaign from left to right: J.-P. Féral, C. Marschal, G. Marty, S. Motreuil, J.-C. Roca

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© Greg Tran

Works at sea were done during 3 legs with La Curieuse and with the Commerson:
• Bay of Morbihan, from 24 to 27 november thanks to the Commerson, Zodiac of the Natural Réserve
• Kerguelen north , from 1 to 6 december on board la Curieuse)
• Bay of Morbihan, from 7 to 10 december on board la Curieuse)
• Kerguelen south, du 11 au 13 december on board la Curieuse)

- Sismer Reference FI352014001200

Map of the PROTEKER sites JPEG - 233.8 kb

Twenty four dives have been done. Eight sites are now equipped with two thermorecorder(s) at 5 and 15 m deep. They were all activated for a measure every hour. Colonization plates were installed at the eight sites.

La Curieuse’ crew
- Yohann MUCHERIE, Capitain
- Arnaud MICHELOT, Chief ingineer
- Pierre SAMUEL, First mate
- Corentin HEMMER, 2nd ingineer
- Benoît CAFFIER, Cook/Deckhand
- Sébastien LAFFONT, Deckhand
- Vincent BENARD, mechanic trainee

Skipper of the Commerson (RN TAF)
- Romain VERGÉ

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