The following animations all pertain to Argo and many of them are available on the Argo YouTube Channel (argoproject).
When available, direct links to high resolution video and more information about the video are provided.
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Argo animations

Argo stop-motion animation aimed to inspire children and adults developed by IMOS.

This animation is freely provided; however we request that the animation not be edited, or used in part for purposes other than education or research without first contacting the copyright holders for consent.

Copyright holders: Malou Zuidema & Esmee van Wijk
Artist/Story: Malou Zuidema
Scientist/Story: Esmee van Wijk
Voice-over: Jan Zika
Supported by: CSIRO, Argo and IMOS
For more information:
IMOS Argo: www.imos.org.au/argo.html
CSIRO: http://www.cmar.csiro.au
Art: www.malouzuidema.com

Direct access to video

Science-comic on how Argo floats work by Michelle Weirathmueller
Original blog post
Short animation that explains the purpose of Argo and how floats work

Download the animation (25 MB) as an avi file
Download the animation as an mp4 file
Conversion to mp4 done by Jon Claerbout (jon.claerbout@gmail.com)
High resolution version

Argo float location animations

Below are different animations that have been produced to show Argo float locations.  Some of the animations require you to click on them to start them.  Please credit the Argo Program and the creator listed below.

 

Animation showing buildup of Argo profiles in 1 degree by 1 degree boxes.
Created by Cora Hersch

Rotating globe showing 3800 Argo floats

Animation showing Argo profile locations in January 2020.
Created by Howard Freeland
Animation showing Argo float trajectories in the Atlantic
Created by Howard Freeland

Animation showing Argo float trajectories in the Pacific
Created by Howard Freeland

Animation showing Argo float trajectories in the Indian
Created by Howard Freeland
Animation showing Argo float locations in the Arctic
Created by Howard Freeland
Animation showing Argo float locations in the Gulf of Alaska
Created by Howard Freeland
Animation showing Argo float locations in the Bering Sea
Created by Howard Freeland

Animation showing Argo float locations in the Northwest Atlantic
Created by Howard Freeland

Animation showing Argo float locations in the North Indian
Created by Howard Freeland

Animation showing Argo float locations in the world ocean
Created by Howard Freeland

Animation showing Argo float locations in the Drake Passage
Created by Howard Freeland

Animation showing Argo float locations in the North Atlantic
Created by Howard Freeland

Animation showing Argo float locations in the Southwest Pacific
Created by Howard Freeland

Animation showing Argo float locations in the Mediterrean Sea
Created by Howard Freeland

Animation showing Argo float locations in the North Pacific
Created by Howard Freeland

Animation showing Argo float locations in the Northwest Pacific
Created by Howard Freeland

Animation showing Argo float locations in the Japan/East Sea
Created by Howard Freeland

Animation showing Argo float locations in the Southern Ocean
Created by Howard Freeland