G7 Future of Seas and Ocean Initiative

Observing System (Action Area 1)

Support the development of a global initiative for an enhanced, global, sustained sea and ocean observing system.

A Global Ocean Biogeochemical Observatory Becomes a Reality

Building on the successful Argo network of seafaring temperature and salinity sensors, work is underway to deploy 1,000 floats equipped to study ocean biogeochemistry in greater detail than ever. Beyond serving needs for basic research and science advances, real-time observations from BGC-Argo will also inform a diverse range of stakeholders and facilitate solutions for sustainable ocean management.