Experiment day 7, The last field experiment in autumn

Experiment Log 2020

The 22/10/2020 experiment was conducted successfully. All 12 targets and anchors were deployed as planned. Weather conditions were optimal, some clouds during the early morning which had cleared up...

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Experiment day 6 postponed due to high winds and waves

Experiment Log 2020

The 19/10/2020 experiment was cancelled due to high winds and waves. The cancellation was decided for safety reasons and to avoid damage to the targets and equipment. Sky conditions were partly...

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Experiment day 5, target deployment and 28m diameter target testing

Experiment Log 2020

The 14/10/2020 experiment went on as planned. All 12 anchors and targets were deployed successfully. Wind and wave conditions were good, with wind speeds in the range of blah and low waves. The sky...

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Experiment postponed due to cloud coverage, Experiment Day 4

Experiment Log 2020

The Tuesday 29/09/2020 measurements were cancelled due to intense cloud cover. With forecasts that the weather might clear up, the anchors were deployed at 10:00 GMT +3 and the...

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Cloud coverage and targets maintenance, Experiment Day 3

Experiment Log 2020

The Thursday 24/09/2020 measurements were cancelled due to intense cloud cover. Anchors and targets were not deployed. Inspections and minor repairs on the targets were carried out....

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Deployment day with National Technical University of Athens

Experiment Log 2020

Friday 18/09/2020 was the first deployment of the targets constructed in collaboration with NTUA. 12 targets were successfully deployed using the 12 anchors previously set. PRISMA hyperspectral and...

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General rehearsal in collaboration with National Technical University of Athens

Experiment Log 2020

Tuesday 15/09/2020 was the main test deployment of the square targets constructed for a collaboration with NTUA. 12 anchors were set at about 30 m apart from each other, in a 4×3 grid pattern....

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3rd test deployment day with marine litter

Experiment Log 2020

Monday 06/07/2020 was the 4th test deployment for PLP2020. The mesh target performed well with no issues; additional 4L containers used to raise the mesh, but most of the target surface was still...

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2nd test deployment day with marine litter

Experiment Log 2020

Wednesday 01/07/2020  was the 3rd test deployment day overall for PLP2020. The mesh target performed well with no issues; additional 4L containers used to raise the mesh, but most of the target...

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1st test deployment day with marine litter

Experiment Log 2020

On Tuesday 16/06/2020, we performed the second test deployment of the two circular targets. The mesh target was deployed in the same manner as the previous date, with additional 4 liter buoyant...

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