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CAS Expedition Ship Sets Sail for South China Sea

   "Science No.1", an expedition ship of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), has set sail for South China Sea for an offshore research task from China's eastern city Qingdao on Jun. 8th.
  The voyage will carry out observation, theoretical analysis and forecast mode and system research on meso-scale phenomena such as meso-scale eddies, frontal, spring layer and internal wave in the key areas of the northern part of South China Sea and Luzon Strait.
  Researches will explore the temporal and spatial distribution of the meso-scale phenomena, their,formation and dissipation laws, as well as their acoustic effect, so as to solve key scientific and technological problems in meso-scale forecast of China offshore coast.
  The expedition team is consisted of researchers from the Institute of Oceanology, South China Sea Institute of Oceanology and Institute of Acoustics. It is scheduled to last for about a month.

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