International Oceans Day 2021

June 8th 2021, on International Oceans Day, a team from MARE-Madeira were in Câmara de Lobos presenting the potential of using Unmanned Vehicles and remote detection applications in science to his Excellencies the President of the Republic and the President of the Madeira Regional Government. The team presented some of the work carried out in the area of habitat mapping, marine waste detection, marine mammal censuses as well as the use of this technology for bathymetric and topographic lifting, enabling the risk of flooding in coastal areas.

The presentation also included an operational demonstration of the UAS Operation Core of the Madeira Operational Command with whom researchers have been collaborating in order to enhance the collection of data and aerial images in the Madeira Autonomous Region.