iMAR EUROFLEETS funded campaign showcased at National TV Channel

The  18-day expedition to the Mid-Atlantic Ridge, carried out by the Okeanos Center of the University of the Azores took place aboard the Pelagia, one of the most sophisticated ocean research vessels in the world, led by Telmo Morato, collected images and samples of water and sediment that could help find answers to the impacts of fishing, mining, and transatlantic voyages and climate change in deep-sea ecosystems in the Azores.

The investigation of deep sea ecosystems requires complex technological equipment and capabilities, large oceanographic vessels and specialized crews, which are very costly. 

Full tv segment here (PT)

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