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SA Agulhas II

 

 

Introduction

S. A. Agulhas II is a South African icebreaking polar supply and research ship owned by the Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA). She was built in 2012 by STX Finland in Rauma, Finland, to replace the aging S.A. Agulhas, which was retired from SANAP duty, but is fullfilling a training role with SAMSA since 2012. Unlike her predecessor, S. A. Agulhas II was designed from the beginning to carry out both scientific research and supply South African research stations in the Antarctic.

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News

The Department of Environmental Affairs’ (DEA) SA Agulhas II has embarked on a winter research expedition yesterday evening, 22 July 2015. DEA collaborated with the Department of Science and Technology (DST), the National Research Foundation (NRF) and Council for Scientific Industrial and Research (CSIR) to embark on the research voyage

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Related events

On this page you will find SA Agulhas related event, National Marine week. The National Marine week is celebrarted every year on the second week of October.This is an Environmental Awareness Campaign driven by the Department of Environmental Affairs, through its Branch: Oceans and Coasts. 

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The other event related to SA Agulhas is the World Oceans Day. The World Oceans Day was first introduced in 1992 to raise awareness of the crucial role the sea plays as sources of food, oxygen and medicine.

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Gallery

Within this page you find all SA Agulhas related images captured by the Department of Environmental Affairs from the period of 212.

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Related projects

An integral part of the environment is undoubtedly the Oceans and Coasts. The marine and coastal environment are national assets which provide and sustain a wide range of economic, social and ecological services that are a foundation for the livelihoods of millions of South Africans. They not only underpin national and international transport, mining, coastal tourism and fisheries industries but also are vital components of the climate system as a carbon sink and global temperature controller.

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