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Buoy Data

ARGO Drifters (http://www.argo.ucsd.edu)- Argo provides a new source of data from the top 2km of the ocean. It uses a fleet of robotic floats that spend most of their life at depth and that surface regularly to make the temperature and salinity profile measurements.

Information Center (http://w3.jcommops.org/cgi-bin/WebObjects/Argo)

CORIOLIS Data Service for Drifter Data (http://www.coriolis.eu.org/coriolis/cdc)

Drifter data for drifters deployed by Scripps Institution of Oceanography (http://sio-argo.ucsd.edu)

ARGOS System for Tracking Drifters (http://www.cls.fr/html/argos/welcome_en.html)- Track birds in flight. Map ocean currents. Manage fishing fleets. Monitor hazardous cargo in transit.

NOAA (http://www.noaa.gov)- The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) conducts research and gathers data about the global oceans, atmosphere, space, and sun, and applies this knowledge to science and service that touch the lives of all Americans.

National Data Buoy Center (http://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/rmd.shtml)

Global Drifter Center (http://www.aoml.noaa.gov/phod/dac/gdc.html)

Webb Research Corp., Makers of Drifters (http://www.webbresearch.com)- Webb Research Corporation designs and manufactures scientific instruments for oceanographic research and monitoring.

Revised on: 1 February, 2005