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BODC's Argo data in the ANDRO Atlas - 28 July 2011
BODC contribute more than 30,000 Argo data profiles to the ANDRO Atlas. Once complete, the ANDRO Atlas will be an unprecedented database of direct and absolute measurements of the ocean circulation down to a depth of 2000 metres. [more]
BODC awarded prestigious medals - 27 July 2011
UNESCO Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) 50th Anniversary Commemorative Medals have been awarded to BODC staff. [more]
The long way round - 20 June 2011
A BODC Data Scientist, Mike Nelson, took part in the RRS Discovery cruise 365 in the North East Atlantic Ocean. He joined a team of marine scientists from various centres to make measurements along the Extended Ellett Line. [more]
Better science through better data management - 18 April 2011
Data are a key part of the scientific record. A compendium of recipes to make data management digestible has been produced by the Integrated Marine Biogeochemistry and Ecosystem Research (IMBER) Data Management Committee. [more]
BODC maintains Investors in People standard - 16 March 2011
BODC first achieved the Investors in People standard in March 2002 and we are delighted to announce that we have just passed a post-recognition review. [more]
Data management for the ANDREX and DIMES programmes - 10 March 2011
BODC announces the launch of the data management pages for the Antarctic Deep Water Rates of Export (ANDREX), and the Diapycnal and Isopycnal Mixing Experiment in the Southern Ocean (DIMES) programmes. [more]
GEBCO Web Map Service (WMS) - 02 March 2011
On behalf of the General Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans' (GEBCO) community, BODC has developed a WMS of the GEBCO_08 Grid — a global gridded bathymetric data set. [more]
Historical sea level data now available - 25 January 2011
BODC announces the availability of historical sea level data from charts and ledgers, made possible with funding from the Marine Environmental Data and Information Network (MEDIN), matched by BODC funds. [more]
Argo - Float of January 2011 - 10 January 2011
One UK float, deployed in North Atlantic during October 2005, has completed 187 cycles and is approaching a complete loop of the North Atlantic sub-polar gyre - a large, permanent, circular rotation of ocean water. [more]