Argo releases an environmental impact statement

Argo has released an environmental impact statement that discusses Argo float’s impact during their entire lifetime.  It also examines the environmental impact of alternate ways to obtain similar measurements and explores whether Argo floats should be recovered.  Read the entire environmental impact statement.

BGC-Argo synthetic profiles are now being produced

Argo is now creating synthetic BGC Argo profiles (named *  These will replace the M-prof files and will be compressed into NetCDF4. The documentation describing these new files can be found here.

7th EuroArgo Science Meeting

EuroArgo is holding the 7th EuroArgo Science Meeting on 22 – 23 October, 2019 in Athens, Greece. Abstract submission deadline:  17 June, 2019

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.

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