November and December 2021


Nine GO-BGC floats were deployed on this SCOPE-Gradients 4 expedition to the North and Equatorial Pacific in November and December 2021. Led by Chief Scientist E. Virginia Armbrust from the University of Washington aboard the R/V Thomas G. Thompson, the expedition’s focus was “Model-Driven Investigations of Ocean Transition Zones”.

Float status including number of completed profiles to date is available in the Float Status Table.

Associated documentation, shipboard validation data sets (if collected), and float data sets are available here.

All nine GO-BGC floats were adopted by schools from the United States, Japan, and the United Kingdom.  Check out all adopted floats on the Adopt-a-float data table.