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First-ever daily time series reveals strength of deep ocean circulation system in the South Atlantic 6 August 2020

First-ever daily time series reveals strength of deep ocean circulation system in the South Atlantic

The study may have large implications for the climate and weather forecasts made by ocean models in the future. 

CPO division elevated to new NOAA Program: Global Ocean Monitoring and Observing 14 April 2020

CPO division elevated to new NOAA Program: Global Ocean Monitoring and Observing

NOAA Research officially announced the reorganization of NOAA labs and programs, including the elevation of the CPO division formerly known as Ocean Observing and Monitoring (OOMD) to the new Global Ocean Monitoring and Observing (GOMO) Program.

Drifting Buoys Help Scientists Study Waves in the Gulf Stream 20 December 2019

Drifting Buoys Help Scientists Study Waves in the Gulf Stream

Five drifting buoys will be deployed off OceanX’s research vessel Alucia as it navigates from Miami to Lisbon, Portugal to follow the Gulf Stream and track important ocean health and maritime safety conditions.

#WomenofNOAA Spotlight on Program Manager Emily Smith 1 December 2019

#WomenofNOAA Spotlight on Program Manager Emily Smith

OOMD Program Manager Emily Smith recently returned from the Women in Sciences Leadership Workshop. In its second year, this workshop doubled in size, with over 100 participants! Emily has been at the helm as a founder and champion of women in sciences. She also organized an event at OceanObs'19, Breaking Waves, Breaking Barriers, which included a panel of international female leaders and a networking event. 

8 Ways to Visualize Argo Data 22 October 2019

8 Ways to Visualize Argo Data

The international Argo Program held its 20th Data Management Team Meeting from October 13-18, 2019 in Villefranche-sur-mer. For the first time, this annual meeting included a focus on data visualization tools to help a variety of audiences connect Argo to our global weather and climate.
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Dr. Sid Thurston
Program Manager of International Development
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Tony Perry III LCDR
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Ocean Climate Observations
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Dr. Emily Smith
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