The Thalia is a 24.50 m oceanographic vessel operating in the Bay of Biscay. She was built in Cherbourg in 1978 and she operates in the Channel and in the Bay of Biscay.
She is a versatile vessel used for cruises
- in the coastal environment
- and to assess fish stocks.
She is designed for mapping with
- shallow-water multibeam echo sounders,
- hydrological measurements,
- underwater video,
- sampling by grab and dredge,
- acoustic and seismic trials.