Deployment of Glider Fionn 840 May 2020 - July 2020

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The Glider Fionn (840) was deployed for the Seamonitor mission from 18/05/2020 03/07/2020. The glider was been equipped with a Vemco VMT receiver. The flight plan was to transect an area between 58°32'49.01"N, 8°49'0.93"W and 58°32'49.77"N, 8°30'29.76"W for a period of 6 weeks to attempt to detect tagged Salmon smolts. Glider will dive to 350m and climb to 50m in a loop between these two waypoints.

Fionn, is part of the SeaMonitor Interreg project, which will establish a number of large scales marine telemetry arrays to track mobile marine fauna in the seas around Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland, and the west of Scotland.

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Date released 2022-07-12
Date updated 2023-01-24
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Spatial Reference Systems (SRS) WGS 84 (EPSG:3857)
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Period of time covered (begin) 2020-05-18
Period of time covered (end) 2020-07-03