In situ Marine/Freshwater Observatories
Earth, Ocean, Marine, Freshwater, and Atmosphere Data Centres
Research Data Service Facilities
Biological and Medical Sciences
Earth and Environmental Sciences
Scientific programme for the training of young researchers.
Participation in scientific expeditions. There are 11 berths for scientists.
On board are 4 laboratories: dry lab, wet lab, chemical lab and filling lab.
Moon pool; 1 container place; diverse lifting gear, winches and cables; seawater system; data distribution; ADCP, thermosalinograph.
A multibeam echosounder for bathymetric measurements up to water depth of 2500m.