O/V García del Cid
Oceanographic vessel (O/V) García del Cid belongs to CSIC and was launched in 1979. Its maintenance is carried out in Vigo (Spain).
This vessel is specifically used for marine scientific research and by national or international scientific teams carrying out oceanographic research. It aims at developing scientific research in different fields (biology, geology, oceanography, physics...) and in the Western Mediterranean, in the Iberian area of the Atlantic Ocean and the Canary Islands. Occasionally, if the scientific project so requires, it travels to other areas. It is based upon the Port of Barcelona.
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