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Bellows
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Operational
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Bellows is operated by the Florida Institute of Oceanography on behalf of the State of Florida and the State University System. It is designated and certified as an Oceanographic Research Vessel by the US Coast Guard. The normal operational areas for the Bellows are the Gulf of Mexico, SE Atlantic, Bahamas and the northern Caribbean Sea. Research disciplines supported are Biological, Physical, Seismic, Geological, Environmental and Weather. Numerous universities and agencies, both state and federal are users of the Bellows.
CONTACT
Florida Institute of Oceanography
SPECIFICATIONS
Ship TypeResearch Vessel
Operating Area
Endurance10 days
Crusing Speed8.5 knots
Lab SpaceDry/Wet- 185 ft³, Wet lab- 600 ft³
Power Availability400 hp
Berthing Space10
Deck SpaceAfter deck area- 275 ft²
Telemetry Available
UPDATED ON
29 Mar 2010 14:38