Data Access

Data collected by this project is transmitted in real-time into the Global Telecommunications Systems (GTS), and distributed through this webpage, and through NOAA Integrated Ocean Observing System Data Assembly Center (IOOS-DAC).

This webpage provides access to real-time underwater glider data collected by this project. Data for each dive by each underwater gliders is in NetCDF format and updated every 1 hour in the FTP links below.

Acknowledging the data

Please acknowledge as follows:

Underwater glider data provided by NOAA/AOML as part of the NOAA funded "Sustained and Targeted Ocean Observations for Improving Tropical Cyclone Intensity and Hurricane Seasonal Forecasts" Project

Missions 38 through 43: 2021 Hurricane Season (Underway!)

Glider ID StatusRegionDeployment# of profilesRecoveryData Access
SG649DeployedNorth Atlantic (off Puerto Rico)2021-06-17Nov. 2021FTP link
SG663DeployedCaribbean Sea (off Puerto Rico)2021-06-15Nov. 2021FTP link
SG667DeployedCaribbean Sea (off Dominican Republic)2021-07-13Nov. 2021FTP link
SG668DeployedCaribbean Sea (off US Virgin Islands)2021-06-16Nov. 2021FTP link
SG669DeployedNorth Atlantic (off Puerto Rico)2021-06-17Nov. 2021FTP link
SG670DeployedNorth Atlantic (off Bahamas)2021-08-09Nov. 2021FTP link

Missions 29 through 37: 2020 Hurricane Season

Glider ID StatusRegionDeployment# of profilesRecoveryData Access
SG609RecoveredNorth Atlantic (off Puerto Rico)07/19/202011/07/2020FTP link
SG610RecoveredCaribbean Sea (off Puerto Rico)07/14/202010/29/2020FTP link
SG630RecoveredNorth Atlantic (off Puerto Rico)07/19/202011/07/2020FTP link
SG635RecoveredNorth Atlantic (off Puerto Rico)07/19/202011/07/2020FTP link
SG649RecoveredCaribbean Sea (off Puerto Rico)07/15/202010/29/2020FTP link
SG663RecoveredCaribbean Sea (off Dominican Republic)07/15/202010/29/2020FTP link
SG664RecoveredCaribbean Sea (off Puerto Rico)07/14/202010/29/2020FTP link
SG665RecoveredNorth Atlantic (off Puerto Rico)07/18/202011/07/2020FTP link
SG669RecoveredCaribbean Sea (off US Virgin Islands)07/15/202010/29/2020FTP link

Missions 22 through 28: 2019 Hurricane Season

Glider ID StatusRegionDeployment# of profilesRecoveryData Access
SG663RecoveredCaribbean Sea (off Puerto Rico)07/16/201911/12/2019FTP link
SG664RecoveredCaribbean Sea (off Puerto Rico)07/16/201911/12/2019FTP link
SG665RecoveredNorth Atlantic (off Puerto Rico)07/18/201911/14/2019FTP link
SG666RecoveredNorth Atlantic (off Puerto Rico)07/18/201911/14/2019FTP link
SG667RecoveredCaribbean Sea (off Dominican Republic)08/15/201911/13/2019FTP link
SG668RecoveredCaribbean Sea (off U.S. Virgin Islands)08/15/201911/05/2019FTP link
SG670RecoveredFlorida Straits (Key West to Miami)10/07/201910/11/2019FTP link

Missions 18 through 21: 2018 Hurricane Season

Tropical North Atlantic

Underwater Glider ID SG610SG649
Status RecoveredRecovered
Current RegionNorth AtlanticNorth Atlantic
Date of Deployment 07/19/201807/31/2018
Date of Recovery N/AN/A
Total no. of Profiles
Data Access [ftp] Data Access Data Access

Caribbean Sea

Underwater Glider ID SG630SG635
Status RecoveredRecovered
Current RegionCaribbean SeaCaribbean Sea
Date of Deployment 07/16/201807/16/2018
Date of Recovery 11/12/201809/21/2018
Total no. of Profiles
Data Access [ftp] Data Access Data Access

Missions 15 through 17: July - November, 2017

Tropical North Atlantic

Underwater Glider ID N/ASG635
Status N/ARecovered
Current RegionN/ANorth Atlantic
Date of Deployment N/A07/14/2017
Date of Recovery N/A11/01/2017
Total no. of Profiles
N/A
Data Access [ftp] N/AData Access

Caribbean Sea

Underwater Glider ID SG630SG610
Status RecoveredRecovered
Current RegionCaribbean SeaCaribbean Sea
Date of Deployment 07/12/201707/12/2017
Date of Recovery 10/18/201710/18/2017
Total no. of Profiles
Data Access [ftp] Data AccessData Access

Missions 13 and 14: March, 2017

Underwater Glider ID SG610SG630
Status RecoveredRecovered
Current RegionCaribbean SeaCaribbean Sea
Date of Deployment 03/07/201703/07/2017
Date of Recovery 03/11/201703/11/2017
Total no. of Profiles
Data Access [ftp] Data AccessData Access

Missions 9 through 12: July - November, 2016

Tropical North Atlantic

Underwater Glider ID SG547SG610
Status RecoveredRecovered
Current RegionNorth AtlanticNorth Atlantic
Date of Deployment August 4, 2016August 4, 2016
Date of Recovery November 2nd, 2016November 1st, 2016
Total no. of Profiles
Data Access [ftp] Data AccessData Access

Caribbean Sea

Underwater Glider ID SG609SG630
Status RecoveredRecovered
Current RegionCaribbean SeaCaribbean Sea
Date of Deployment July 21, 2016July 21, 2016
Date of Recovery November 10, 2016November 10, 2016
Total no. of Profiles
Data Access [ftp] Data AccessData Access

Missions 7 and 8: March - June, 2016

Underwater Glider ID SG609SG617
Status RecoveredUnknown
Current RegionCaribbean SeaCaribbean Sea
Date of Deployment March 10, 2016March 10, 2016
Date of Recovery June 2, 2016N/A
Total no. of Profiles
Data Access [ftp] Data AccessData Access

Missions 5 and 6: July - November, 2015

Underwater Glider ID SG609SG610
Status RecoveredRecovered
Current RegionCaribbean SeaNorth Atlantic
Date of Deployment July 15, 2015August 11, 2015
Date of Recovery November 16, 2015November 18, 2015
Total no. of Profiles
Data Access [ftp] Data AccessData Access

Missions 3 and 4: February - April, 2015

Underwater Glider ID SG609SG610
Status RecoveredRecovered
Current RegionCaribbean SeaCaribbean Sea
Date of Deployment February 6, 2015February 6, 2015
Date of Recovery April 27, 2015April 27, 2015
Total no. of Profiles
Data Access [ftp] Data AccessData Access

Missions 1 and 2: July - November, 2014

Underwater Glider ID SG609SG610
Status RecoveredRecovered
Current Region North AtlanticCaribbean Sea
Date of Deployment July 19, 2014July 15, 2014
Date of Recovery November 18, 2014November 19, 2014
Total no. of Profiles
Data Access [ftp] Data AccessData Access