Dust Storm
Dust storm over the Canary Islands. The atmospheric eddy field is observed downwind the Archipelago

BIONESS
Zooplankton multi-net towed obliquely to collect krill and large copepods

Rosette sampler
Rosette sampler with oceanographic bottles and CTD ready to be lowered down in the water column

Seasoar
Underwater undulator with oceanographic sensors, towed behind the “R/V Sarmiento de Gamboa”

El Hierro submarine volcano
Working on top the submarine volcano south of El Hierro Island, during its early stages of eruption

Sea Storm
Sea storm when crossing the Drake Passage through the Antarctic, on board the “R/V Hespérides”

Melting Ice
Melting ice around an iceberg in the Weddell Sea (Antarctic Ocean)

Recent News

19 Feb 2018

"Bioasis" has been born

The Platform of Excellence in Blue Biotechnology has been renamed as Bioasis Gran Canaria. It expects to raise 60 million euros of investment to develop the Blue Economy on the island.

19 Feb 2018

20 trucks of sand are lost daily

On February 9th, Canarias7 published an article about the dunes in Gran Canaria from a research paper of Luis Hernández Calvento, Purificación Ruiz Flaño, Ignacio Alonso Bilbao, Javier Alcantara Ca