The SONNE is equipped with modern navigation systems and controls, so the captain and his navigators always know exactly where the ship is to the nearest metre. Calls can be made to the German Research Fleet Coordination Centre, the shipping company, and to the scientists on land via the very latest in VSAT satellite communication systems.


  • Title: Always steering the right course
  • Date Created: 2014-11-23
  • Subject Keywords: Wissenschaftsjahr 2016*17 - Meere und Ozeane
  • Rights: Barbara Springer

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