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Biden-Harris Administration invests $2.7 million to improve ocean observations with new robotic floats through Investing in America agenda

Funding will support expansion of the Argo ocean observing system This is a repost of a NOAA.gov press release published April 10, 2024. Today, NOAA and the Department of Commerce announced that $2.7 million from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) will be used to replenish and expand an important array of robotic floats in the […]

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From Mississippi to Australia: 3 Research Cruises Depart to Improve Understanding of the Atlantic and Southern Ocean

This is a repost of NOAA AOML’s original story published February 13, 2024. Scientists at NOAA’s Atlantic Oceanographic and Meteorological Laboratory (AOML) are gearing up for a busy season at sea with three research cruises departing in the month of February. The A13.5 Global Ocean Ship-based Hydrographic Investigations Program (GO-SHIP) cruise, the I08S GO-SHIP cruise,

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New Education Resource: “Keeping An Eye On Earth’s Oceans With Argo Robots”

GOMO-funded tech highlighted in Frontiers for Young Minds A new article was released in the Earth Sciences section of the journal Frontiers for Young Minds. “Keeping An Eye On Earth’s Oceans With Argo Robots,” describes the technology, applications, and developments of Argo floats, a major component of the Global Ocean Observing System, and provides a

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GOMO Program joined the 23rd Annual Argo Steering Team meeting in Monaco

GOMO Program joined the 23rd Annual Argo Steering Team meeting in Monaco Members of the GOMO Program joined the 23rd Annual Argo Steering Team meeting, held in Monaco from March 21-25, 2022. This was the first in-person meeting in over 2 years and was a great success. The International Hydrographic Organization, Argo and the Ocean Observing Co-Design Project

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Argo Floats in the Atlantic to Boost Weather and Climate Research

NOAA & partners team with low-carbon sailing vessel for major deployment (NOAA.gov – read the full release) NOAA and partners have joined together to launch approximately 100 new Argo floats across the Atlantic ocean to collect data that supports ocean, weather and climate research and prediction. These will bolster the international Argo Program, which maintains a global array of about

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Argo Program Receives 2022 IEEE Corporate Innovation Award

The international Argo Program has been recognized with a 2022 IEEE Corporate Innovation Award: “For innovation in large-scale autonomous observations in oceanography with global impacts in marine and climate science and technology.” The Argo Program was developed in 1999 and today supports a global array of about 3,800 robotic profiling floats that measure the temperature and salinity of the

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GO-SHIP Launches First GO-BGC Argo Float named Europa

GO-SHIP Launches First GO-BGC Argo Float named Europa The first biogeochemical Argo float of the new NSF-funded GO-BGC Array program was launched on March 24, 2021 by researchers onboard the GO-SHIP A20 Expedition in the Western North Atlantic. The float, named Europa, was adopted and named by the Fauquier County Public Schools in Warrenton, Virginia. A total of

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Announcement of Workshop Series: The Global Biogeochemical-Argo Fleet: Knowledge to Action

Announcement of Workshop Series: The Global Biogeochemical-Argo Fleet: Knowledge to Action May 4, 11, 18, 25 and June 1 A virtual workshop building on the priorities of the G7 Future of the Seas and Oceans Initiative will be held to explore the applications of a global data-stream from the Biogeochemical-Argo array in fisheries, carbon budget verification, and

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NOAA Research Awards $3 Million for Biogeochemical Argo Float Research

NOAA Research Awards $3 Million for Biogeochemical Argo Float Research Four new research projects are giving a boost to NOAA’s ability to measure, track and forecast ocean acidification, warming and other important ocean health indicators. NOAA Research’s Ocean Observing and Monitoring Division has awarded $3 million in funding for projects that will expand the ability

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