A global network of robotic floats that measure the changing state of the ocean.
Oceans and Atmosphere
Global Hydrography and Circulation
The wide-scale study of the characteristics of bodies of water and the creation, transport, and mixing of water. (Photo: CalCOFI)
Centers, Labs, and Programs
One of Scripps's longest-running data centers, serving reference-quality hydrographic ocean data to an international community for over 20 years
Provides a critical service to the oceanographic community by innovating new drifter designs and sensors as demanded/needed by science applications and evolving observing system requirements.
Upper ocean temperature profiles
Oceans and Atmosphere News
Warming is making surface currents shallower and faster