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    For the CICAR project, is the HMS Luymes a Dutch hydrographic research vessel, carried out his scientific work in the Caribbean area's.

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    For the CICAR project, is the HMS Luymes a Dutch hydrographic research vessel, carried out his scientific work in the Caribbean area's.

    CICAR is the Cooperative Investigation of the Caribbean and Adjasent Regens under auspicien of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission, (IOC) 16 countries take part in this tree years oceanographic research in the Caribbean, also Cuba and the USSR. are active, Cuba has no research vessel of importance but cuban scientist are sinds november working on board of russian research vessel.

    All collected information trough the participated countries is send to world date centre A, in Washington and world date centre B in Moskow, the information is free available for all countries.

    HMS Luymes finished a few days ago a research program between Curacao and Aruba. Deepsea soundings are made and information is placed on the maps, in the drawing room on board of the ship. Daily a weather balloon is launched to 1200 Greenwich time, the radiosonde transmits the meteorological information down to the ship. With a deapsea trawlnet, fish and other animals are collected from the seafloor(this spot 3000') Also seafloor samples and vertical core samples are taken. All samples are sent to Holland for further investigation to the several Institutes and Universities, taking part in the CICAR project regards jac.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2T2UZQ2NNVSGD0MCVN2R3MSJH
    Media URN:
    VLVA2T2UZQ2NNVSGD0MCVN2R3MSJH
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/12/1970
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:05:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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