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Louis-Edmond-Hamelin Research Vessel

     

Description

In April 2011, the CEN added a mobile station to its network of research stations. The Louis-Edmond-Hamelin Research Vessel is a 26 foot aluminum Silver Dolphin which can be towed to any coastal destination. The vessel is authorized to operate up to 45 km from the shore.

Specifications

  • Name of vessel: Louis-Edmond-Hamelin
  • Brand: Fab-Tech Industries Inc. (http://www.fab-tech.ca/)
  • Model: Silver Dolphin 26 #5
  • Structure: Aluminium
  • Date of consctruction: 2011
  • Type of construction: V Monohull
  • Cabin: Closed, Stand up cabin
  • Berth / bunk: No
  • Electrical system: 12 V, 5 kw battery
  • Length of hull: 7.93 m
  • Width of hull: 2.95 m
  • Draught: 0.70 m
  • Gross vehicle mass rating: 3 601 kg
  • Motor: Outboard
  • Number of motors: 2
  • Motor power: 135 HP, 100.71 kw
  • Minimum crew onboard: 2
  • Maximum crew onboard: 7
  • Operating capacity: Class 2 in exploitation sector (maximum distance from the shore: 25 nautical miles). Beaufort Scale 5 (maximum wave height 2 m and maximum wind speed of 25 knots)

Scientific equipment onboard

  • Sediment grab / bucket
  • Short gravity corer
  • Velocimeter (TELEDYNE ODOM DIGIBAR PRO
  • DGPS)
  • Ecosounder and profiler (CHIRP KNUDSEN 3212 of 3.5, 12 and 200 kHz)
  • Multibeam Ecosounder (TELEDYNE ODOM ES-3)
  • Inertial platform
  • Subsurface profiler (GEOACOUSTICS GEOPULSE PLUS from 0.5 to 13.5 kHz(
  • Interferometric bathymetric sonar (GEOACOUSTICS GEOSWATH (250 kHz))
  • Sidescan sonar (KLEIN 3000

Availability

The Louis-Edmond-Hamelin is available to all researchers. The rental of the vessel includes a boat capitain who has all of the competencies required by Transport Canada concerning the operation of small vessels. Please contact the people in charge (above). 


Responsable

Dr. Patrick Lajeunesse, professor
Tel. : (418) 656-2131, ext: 5879
email: patrick.lajeunesse@ggr.ulaval.ca

Other contact

Claudia Zimmermann
Research professional
Tel. : (418) 656-2131, ext: 5809
email: claudia.zimmermann@cen.ulaval.ca

 

 
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