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Sint Franciscus Evergem
Boot was prepared by 18 students from the Sint Franciscus Evergem School enrolled in the Science@Sea project at the Flanders Marine Institute (VLIZ). The partner in this project, the EMBC+ Master Programme, installed an Arduino module and sensors linked to a second GPS. They also developed a GIS environment where you can see different layers (under Content) to predict the MiniBoat’s journey.
A little more than a week later it was reporting from the Western Sahara port of Dakhla. Emails written multiple languages were sent to PLOCAN colleagues in the area including a Mr. Hilmi is, the Head of Oceanography at INRH institution, with headquarters in Casablana and regional facilities Laayoune, Agadir and Dakhla.