GO-BGC’s first float has been deployed!  You can check out float status in this table or get a first look at the brand new data on our visualization tool, GOBGCViz (select Float ua19142).

 The first GO-BGC deployments are being carried out in the western North Atlantic through a partnership with the International Global Ocean Ship-Based Hydrographic Investigation Program (GO-SHIP). In total, twelve biogeochemical floats will be deployed along the A20 and A22 GO-SHIP lines by researchers and crew of the R/V Thomas G. Thompson.

You can learn more and follow the expedition here.

Crew onboard the RV Thomas G. Thompson prepare to deploy the first GO-BGC float.

The first data plot successfully received from the deployed float.