Passive igloo

Demonstrate by example !

The project leads in 2016 and 2017 by Peter Gallinelli demonstrated that it is possible to pass 10 months in the north of Greenland in autonomy in a passive boat, using local renewable resources.

The boat, real floating laboratory, has also enabled a whole series of scientific experiments to be carried out :

  • Sampling of microplastics in collaboration with IFREMER
  • Implementation and monitoring of passive sensors (PCB research) in collaboration with the University of SAVOIE MONT-BLANC
  • Launch of buoys (data recovery) in collaboration with METEO FRANCE
  • Analysis of the diversity of phytoplankton and heavy metals in collaboration with the University of BRETAGNE

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