CSIRO will be deploying the saildrones over the next five years on a range of missions around Australia and into the Southern Ocean.
Each mission will have a plan outlining the target area for the saildrone and the mission’s scientific purpose. If you would like to know more, see the current missions list below:
|Mission Number||Mission Title|
|sd2019_v1||Gippsland Golden Beach – Gippsland Victoria|
|sd2018_v1||Saildrone Sensor Calibration – East Coast of Tasmania|
|sd2018_v2||Continental shelf trials – East Coast of Tasmania|
Saildrones should only be recovered by authorised personnel and under specific direction of the CSIRO or Saildrone.
If you see a saildrone and have a concern contact:
Saildrone Mission Control:
phone (USA): +1 510 722 6070
For all scientific queries:
phone: 1300 363 400