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2004 has provided a good set of data from the many crossings made by P&O Pride of Bilbao but she will shortly be going into dry dock for her annual refit and no new data will be collected until early in February 2005.

The Ferrybox equipment was first fitted on the P&O Pride of Bilbao in 2002 and continued data collection in 2003. The graphs of data acculmulated via satellite during 2003 are available through the link 2003 Data , and the data and graphs for 2002are also available through links on this page.
Here we show the data from the ferry measured in real-time in 2004.
Sensors for measuring Temperature, Conductivity, and Fluorescence have been installed in the engine room of the ferry ship P&O Pride of Bilbao

Pride of Bilbao
Dolphins and whales are often seen from the Pride of Bilbao. More information can be found by going to the BDRP website
    Plot of Pride of Bilbao routes     Click on a graph to see the full-size version.

Sea Temperature 2004

Graph of Sea Temperature 2003

Fluorescence 2004

Graph of Fluorescence, a measure of the amount of algae, 2003

Salinity 2004

Graph of Salinity 2003
To create graphs for different weeks select options below and then press the big grey button.
Select Date of
Start of Trip
Select the type(s) of graph to be shown

Temperatures together
Conductivities together
Fluorescences together
Leg 1 Portsmouth - Bilbao - Portsmouth
Leg 2 Portsmouth - Cherbourg - Portsmouth
Leg 3 Portsmouth - Bilbao - Portsmouth
Plots of actual tracks taken by 'Pride of Bilbao'
 

New Sensors

Pitch

Roll

Oxygen


Click on the Button to extract data from day 49


To Extract Early 2004 Ferry Box Data


Click on the Button to extract data from day 300


To Extract Late 2004 Ferry Box Data

 
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