Sampa 2 (2014-2016)

SAMPA 2 project, in the continuity of SAMPA, seeks to improve the knowledge of the Physical Marine Environment in the Strait of Gibraltar and the Algeciras Bay, which are one of the busiest shipping areas in the world, iin order improve decision-making in terms of safety and sustainability of the harbour activity. An operational oceanography system of the Algeciras Bay in the Strait of Gibraltar was implemented, including numerical forecast (3 days horizon) and the maintenance of in-situ data sensors in the area. The project is led by the Autoridad Portuaria de la Bahia de Algeciras APBA (Algeciras Bay Port Authority) and Puertos del Estado.