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.

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.

Floats deployed as part of Madagascar expedition were adopted by schools in California from: Pleasant Hill, Santa Clarita and Fremont. Check out all adopted floats on the Adopt-a-float data table.