A Euro Argo web site dedicated to outreach and education was developed during Euro-Argo preparatory phase (2008-2011), that proposes material concerning Argo accessible to non-specialists. It includes for instance among other applications the possibility of viewing Argo floats positions or trajectories in Google Earth. Plots of temperature and salinity measured by individual floats are provided with associated questions and answer to help interpreting the data.
Note that we will work in the coming months to update this tool with more recent data.
Connected Oceans is a worldwide collaborative scientific platform powered by the actors of operational physical oceanography. This platform has 3 main aims :
Note that this platform was published recently, and that its content is planned to evolve continuously.
The First Ocean Observers educational workshop was co-organized by JCOMMOPS and the Euro-Argo ERIC in June 2017. The workshop focused on in situ ocean observations and attempted for the first time to bring together different actors involved in marine science outreach activities to: