First connexion of the ANTARES prototype to the sea shore with a 37km long
Have a look to ANTARES 3D display events
The first test was performed in 1996 : Tests of
deployment (May 1996) and of
(Septembre 1996) of a 300 meters long mechanical
string comporting a 17" Benthos sphere equipped with accelerometers and
thermometers, read by a portable PC housed in the sphere. The string was
deployed by 2300 m depth, about 15 km South of Toulon.
Coming soon : the full program of the tests already performed.
Maps with the location of the tests already performed