SeaLabs Phase 1 completed - now steering into launching a new gen kit for ARC 2023. 19/04/2023
The Spanish environmental group Ambiente Europeo equipped 15 sailboats with mobile test kits – SeaLabs - in November during ARC 2022 for crews to measure various marine parameters on the high seas. Using the simple, lightweight kits provided at the start in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, samples were taken throughout the crossing, with the data provided used for diverse marine research projects to gain more insight into ocean’s acidity, absorption of CO2, and level of microplastic pollution. Participants included biologists, ocean researchers, medical doctors, students and sailing families who help in researching how ocean parameters change.“Without the volunteers and the help of the regatta organization of the ARC, the pilot project would not have kicked off so smoothly,” says Canary... Click here for more info..