Indian Ocean- Deep Madagascar Basin

April 2023 One GO-BGC float was deployed from the R/V Revelle in the Indian Ocean as part of the Deep Madagascar Basin Expedition (DMBE). Researchers aboard the DMBE will investigate how deep and abyssal oceans (>4,000 m) store and redistribute heat and carbon...
Southern Ocean – IBRV Araon

Southern Ocean – IBRV Araon

January 2023 Three GO-BGC and seven SOCCOM floats were deployed from the IBRV Araon between Hobart Australia and the Ross Sea ice shelf in Antacrtica as part of the Southern Ocean Long-term Observation and MONitoring (SOLOMON) cruise.  The goal of the SOLOMON...

South Pacific – Geotraces

November 2022 Twenty GO-BGC and SOCCOM floats were deployed between San Diego, California and Punta Arenas, Chile as the R/V Revelle headed towards Antarctica on the GEOTRACES (GP-17) expedition. GEOTRACES expeditions map the distribution of trace elements and their...
South Pacific – Kaharoa

South Pacific – Kaharoa

November 2022 Thirteen float deployments across the South Pacific were completed by the R/V Kaharoa operated by the National Institute of Water and Atmospheric Research (NIWA).  The goal of the GO-BGC program is to have 500 biogeochemical (BGC) floats deployed across...
Indian Ocean – Madagascar

Indian Ocean – Madagascar

October 2022 In the first GO-BGC expedition to the Indian Ocean, five GO-BGC floats were deployed north and east of Madagascar from the R/V Agulhas.  This marks the first of three expeditions that will deploy GO-BGC floats in the Indian Ocean scheduled for 2022-2023....