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PlanetSolar TerraSubmersa Expedition 2014 To Explore Submerged Prehistoric Landscapes

Originally published on 1Sun4All. Buoyed by the success of the DeepWater expedition carried out along the Gulf Stream in the spring of 2013, the University of Geneva (UNIGE) and PlanetSolar are launching TerraSubmersa this summer, according to PlanetSolar. A group of re­search scientists from Greece and Switzerland will take part in the PlanetSolar 2014 expedition in the … [continued]

PlanetSolar in Paris! Successful End of Her 2013 Campaign!

Originally published on 1Sun4All. MS Tûranor PlanetSolar successfully sails the Seine and arrives in Paris. The world’s largest solar vessel’s 2013 campaign wraps up today, against a backdrop of success. Despite occasionally difficult sailing conditions due to weather vagaries, the catamaran has successfully achieved her objective—to demonstrate that she is not simply a mobile ambassador … [continued]

PlanetSolar Reaches London, Sails The Thames

Originally published on 1Sun4All. With the solar catamaran’s arrival in London, the scientific measurements along the Gulf Stream are officially completed for the 2013 campaign “PlanetSolar DeepWater.”  MS Tûranor PlanetSolar wrote at the beginning of this maritime exploration: “This scientific adventure aims to improve our understanding of the interactions between the ocean … [continued]