UCADIZ, owned by the University of Cadiz, with 25 meters long and 7.5 manga, will strengthen the scientific infrastructure of the CEI·MAR. This facility made available to the scientific community of the Campus to advance research in various fields such as oceanography, nautical and underwater archaeology, water management, etc. At the same time, it will constitute a resource of great features for teaching degrees and specialized master’s degrees in marine and maritime studies .
It is therefore an indispensable equipment, long demanded by researchers from CEI·MAR, unique in the Andalusian region. This provision results in a clear improvement of scientific Campus. The project has been developed in four main actions: remodeling to adapt workspaces and habitability of the crew and scientists; tuning engine room and electrical installation; acquisition and installation of bridge equipment, and provision of basic scientific equipment with capacity for studies in various marine areas.
Thus, the UCADIZ have dry and wet laboratory for oceanographic campaigns, equipment integrated navigation radar installation ARPA bridge filing system electronic charts (ECDIS), information display navigation data, system of government ( gyroscopic / Auto), GPS / DGPS receiver, honeycomb alarm, depth sounder, speedometer, wind and GMDSS radio console in its different versions and coverage areas.
In addition, scientific equipment includes, among other provisions, self-contained for shallow waters, portasal salinometer, current profilers 75 kHz and 600 kHz, thermosalinograph, fluorometer, weather station, CTD probe CTD with oceanographic wire, probe CTC multiparametric with oxygen sensors and turbidity, an advanced camera for deep electromechanical sensors auxiliary cable or a novel operated underwater vehicle from the vessel (ROV).
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