The Multipurpose Research Unit Alliance departed on May 21 from La Spezia and is sailing to the Arctic Ocean. The port of destination is the Norwegian port of Tromsø.
Two scientific missions that the ship will conduct in the coming months: Nordic Recognized Enviromen-tal Picture 22 (NREP22) conducted by the Science and Technology Organization – Centre for Maritime Research and Experimentation (STO-CMRE), and High North22 led by the Navy, aims to carry out research through mapping, sampling, analysis and observation activities, to increase knowledge of the Arctic area, study the changes that have occurred in recent years, the evolution of the climate as well as the state of health of our planet.
At the end of the activities Allicance ship will return to Italy.
The return to La Spezia is scheduled for August.