Research Vessel Users Workshop

Link to Vessel users conference agendaThe Research Vessel Operations Team at the Marine Institute are hosting a Research Vessel Users Workshop in the MI Oranmore on the 28th April, 2016.

The aim of the workshop is to give scientists across a range of disciplines the opportunity to discuss their research, and their experience on both vessels and using the ROV Holland 1.

It will also allow the research vessel operations team to highlight the capabilities of both research vessels post 2015 refits, and to gather feedback about how the service could be improved.

The meeting will commence at 09:00 and it is planned to finish at 18:00. There will be an opportunity to have a Q&A session around the talks and gather feedback from both the user and the service provider.

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The Vessel Users Workshop will be followed by a SMART Skills day workshop also in the MI on the 29th of April with training sessions on the following:

- MaxSea plotting software
- Shipboard Computer System (SCS) training
- IxBlue Echoes Sub Bottom Profiler training: Practice & Processing
- CTD training
- ADCP training
- Kongsberg Multibeam operating system (SIS)

All of the above equipment will be available for hands on training and there will also be a wide selection of other scientific equipment on display on the day

Please see : for further information

A draft agenda for the smartskills training can be viewed here: