Navy boat is in the Algarve to help study tsunamis

Andromeda will be in the Algarve until November 3rd

Since 7 October, the Andromeda Navy's hydrographic boat has been sailing along the Algarve coast to map marine sediments and to help describe the morpho-sedimentary structure of the seabed.

This mission, which runs until 3 November, within the scope of the Marine Sediment Mapping Program (SEDMAR) and the OnOff research project, funded by the Foundation for Science and Technology, «will contribute to the reconstruction of tsunami events on the platform. Algarve, based on evidence found in the sedimentary structure».

The Andromeda speedboat is also carrying out geophysical surveys and sediment harvesting.​