Western Ionian Sea site

Map

Network: EMSO
Area: East Sicily
Location: Ocean > Atlantic Ocean > North Atlantic Ocean > Mediterranean Sea > Sicily

Description:

This observatory is an important offshore site close to Mount Etna, where the Italian SN-1 multidisciplinary observatory recently completed its first 6 month mission.
The existing cable for NEMO neutrino experiment provides a focus for real-time data transfer and the integration of the seafloor observatory into land-based networks.

 

Campaign list of this site
# campaign observatory project period
1 SMO 1 NEMO-SN1 SMO June 10, 2012 - June 12, 2013
2 GNDT 2 NEMO-SN1 GNDT-SN1 September 20, 2005 - April 20, 2008
3 GNDT 1 NEMO-SN1 GNDT-SN1 October 09, 2002 - February 20, 2003