RV Alkor - AL548
The ExPloTect project completed its first field tests during a joint cruise with the BASTA project cruise on RV Alkor in November 2020. The cruise covers most of the German waters of the Baltic Sea. More details can be found in the weekly cruise reports available on GEOMAR's Ocean Science Information System.
Mario Esposito and Aaron Beck (GEOMAR) with the ExPloTect prototype system on board RV Alkor. Chief scientist Jens Greinert christened the system "The Explotector", a name that has so far stuck.
Kiel Bight and the Kolberger Heide munitions dumpsite. 19-21 April and 10-12 May 2021. See also the EuroNews segment parially filmed on the second cruise.