DRIFTER DESIGN EXPERIMENT
Expedition Aboard DISCOVERY Yacht Shredder
The International SeaKeepers Society conducted a three-day expedition testing drifter designs and calibration research onboard D/Y Shredder, which was generously provided to us by Fleet Miami. During the expedition SeaKeepers worked with researchers from the Consortium for Advanced Research on the Transport of Hydrocarbon in the Environment (CARTHE), the University of Miami and Florida State University.
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