The STRONGMAR project promoted the Summer School on Introduction to Advanced Marine Technologies at Portugal. This school was held from the 27th of June to the 8th of July 2016, and comprised lectures and hands-on training at sea. It was organised by our partners at the Universitat de Girona and by the Portuguese Navy.
The Winter School on Underwater Vision and Robotics was held at Girona (Spain) from the 17th to the 21st of October 2016. It was organised by our partners of the Universitat de Girona (ViCOROB – Computer Vision and Robotics Research Group and CIRS – Girona Underwater Vision and Robotics Research Centre). The programme comprised lectures on underwater robotics, underwater vision and underwater mission planning; and hands-on training on underwater vision and underwater mission planning.
Researchers are analysing specific weather events from the past in an attempt to draw more general conclusions on how to anticipate those to come. The precious data obtained should also help mitigate the impact of such extreme cases