Argo float deployments along the Equatorial Pacific from the S/V Investigator

The S/V Investigator (Pacific Expeditions Ltd) has completed the deployment of 41 Argo floats along the Equator from 100W to 160E in the Pacific Ocean. See the map below for deployment locations shown as red dots. The blue dots are other Argo floats in the region. The purpose of this equatorial deployment is to improve the Tropical Pacific Observing System, … Read More

Gregory Johnson receives 2013 Wurst Prize

Dr. Gregory C. Johnson received the Georg Wüst Prize 2013 at the European Geophysical Union (EGU) General Assembly in Vienna, Austria, April 2013. This biannual prize is awarded for outstanding contributions to the general field of oceanography and is sponsored by the German Society for Marine Research and Ocean Dynamics. Congratulations, Greg Johnson, on this wonderful award.

Howard Freeland received the 2012 J.P. Tully Medal

The 2012 J.P. Tully Medal was awarded by the Canadian Meteorological and Oceanographic Society to Howard Freeland for his outstanding research and leadership in the international and Canadian implementation of, and use of observations from, program Argo.

Howard Freeland wins the Prix d’Excellence

The Prix d’Excellence is Fisheries and Oceans Canada’s most prestigious award, honoring individuals and teams who have made exemplary contributions to the Department. Congratulations, Howard, on receiving this award.

Susan Wijffels discusses Argo with the Australian Prime Minister, the Hon Julia Gillard

The Australian Prime Minister, the Hon Julia Gillard, has been introduced to Argo during a January 16 briefing from Argo co-Chair, CSIRO’s Susan Wijffels, during a tour of CSIRO facilities by the Australian leader. Ms Gillard ventured to the Hobart waterfront home of CSIRO Marine and Atmospheric Research where she toured the CSIRO research vessel, Southern Surveyor, was briefed by … Read More