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Array for Real-Time Geostrophic Oceanography (ARGO)
Entry ID: ARGO

Abstract: A broad-scale global array of temperature/salinity profiling floats,
known as Argo, is planned as a major component of the ocean observing
system, with deployment scheduled to begin in 2000. Conceptually,
Argo builds on the existing upper-ocean thermal networks, extending
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Description: ARGO Information Center provide data access through IFREMER/CORIOLIS and US-
GODAE GDAC (HTTP, FTP, Live Access Server (LAS)), and information about
deployment notification, project status, national programs, and tools
("interactive map" and "find floats").
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 90.0   S: -90.0   E: 180.0   W: -180.0

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Distribution Media: HTTP, FTP, Live Access Server (LAS), DODS
Distribution Format: NetCDF profile and multi-profile
Phone: 302 645 4278
Email: bouton at
Contact Address:
Global Observing Systems Information Center (GOSIC)
University of Delaware
College of Marine Studies
City: Lewes
Province or State: DE
Postal Code: 19958
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-02-05