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Global Ocean Observations

NOAA/AOML - CARICOOS Hurricane Underwater Gliders

Previous Underwater Gliders Missions

Missions 13 and 14: March, 2017

Two underwater gliders were deployed in the Caribbean Sea. Due to issues with the glider, the mission was interrupted and both gliders were sucessfully recovered.

Missions 9, 10, 11 and 12: July - November, 2016 (Hurricane Season)

Two underwater gliders were deployed in the Caribbean Sea, and two in the North Atlantic. Over 5,000 temperature, salinity, dissolved oxygen, and chlorophyll profiles were collected during this mission.

Missions 7 and 8: March - June, 2016

Two underwater gliders were deployed on March, 2016, in the Caribbean Sea. Over 1,500 temperature, salinity and dissolved oxygen profiles were recovery on June, 2016.

Missions 5 and 6: July - November, 2015 (Hurricane Season)

Two underwater gliders were deployed on July, 2015, one in the Caribbean Sea, and one in the North Atlantic Ocean. Together, both gliders collected over 2,700 temperature and salinity and dissolved oxygen were collected until their recovery on November, 2015.

Missions 3 and 4: February - April, 2015

Two underwater gliders were deployed in the Caribbean Sea on February, 2015. During this second mission, the two gliders collected 2022 temperature, salinity, and dissolved oxygen profiles until recovery on April, 2015.

Missions 1 and 2: July - November, 2014 (Hurricane Season)

Two underwater gliders were deployed on July, 2014, one in the Caribbean Sea, and one in the North Atlantic Ocean. Together, both gliders collected 2844 temperature and salinity profiles until recovery on November, 2014.