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  • Title: Archival tag data processing - Argos
    Descriptive info: Home.. Services.. Archival tag data processing.. Archival tag data processing.. Internal and pop-up satellite transmitting archival tags deliver essential information on the migration patterns, habitats and underwater behavior of marine fish.. They usually rely on lightbased geolocation, yet location often remains inaccurate, with errors of several degrees.. In collaboration with the scientific community, CLS  ...   now offers.. archival data processing services.. This service is particularly suited for fisheries scientists and field biologists who prefer to focus on the ecological interpretation of tag results rather than on the technicalities of tag data processing.. Image copyright S.. G.. Wilson.. For more information on.. our tag processing services,.. please download.. our brochure..

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  • Title: Understanding climate change - Argos
    Descriptive info: Applications.. Understanding climate change.. Contributing to advances in climate research.. International Programs.. Platforms and Services.. Conferences and exhibitions.. Understanding climate change.. Thousands of buoys and floats worldwide are equipped with Argos transmitters, sending regular information via the Argos system to help scientists understand and predict climate change.. Nearly 6,000 drifting buoys, deep floats, moored buoys and  ...   of measurements including atmospheric pressure, wind speed and direction, sea temperature and more to follow climate evolution.. These Argos transmitters are important components of the.. World Climate Research Program.. (WCRP) programs, through.. TOGA.. ,.. WOCE.. and now.. GOOS.. /.. GCOS.. CLIVAR.. and.. GODAE.. programs and experiments.. Image NOAA/PMEL.. starting a program.. please visit the.. User Area..

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  • Title: Ocean and weather - Argos
    Descriptive info: Ocean and weather.. Improving ocean and weather information and forecasting.. International programs.. Platforms and Services.. Ocean and weather.. In addition to climate research, oceanographers and meteorologists also use Argos to gather in situ observations for operational oceanography and meteorology.. Argos buoys, floats and fixed stations collect data  ...   70 percent of Argos data are exchanged on a global and voluntary basis for insertion into numerical ocean and weather prediction models via.. Global Telecommunication System.. (GTS).. Furthermore, Argos offers ocean data telemetry services for a broad spectrum of applications including ocean modeling, moored buoy monitoring and more..

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  • Title: Protecting biodiversity - Argos
    Descriptive info: Protecting biodiversity.. Learning more about life on our planet.. International Programs.. Links to users website.. Thousands of animals, including birds, fish and marine and land animals, are fitted with miniaturized Argos transmitters and tracked worldwide.. Along with data collected from sensors, position information allows biologists to better understand animals’ behaviour: feeding strategies, breeding, adaptation to their environment, etc.. Such observations provide the basis for conservation measures aimed at helping many endangered species.. In addition to its ecological value, this work allows the international community to learn more about our environment’s natural resources and interactions between humanity and wildlife..

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  • Title: Protecting public health and well-being - Argos
    Descriptive info: Protecting public health and well-being.. Argos, a valuable tool for humanitarian aid programs.. International programs.. Protecting public health and well-being.. In developing countries, the risk of food shortage and epidemic outbreak is high.. Yet, there are often no surveillance systems in place to detect early warning signs.. Because they are dependable and easy-to-use, Argos terminals are used by many humanitarian aid programs to relay crucial  ...   to monitor school attendance and food distribution data.. Argos terminals are also used for early detection and warning of communicable disease outbreaks (such as malaria, cholera.. ), by relaying information about case loads and drug availability from remote areas to health ministries.. Information relayed by Argos allows local, national or international organizations to better monitor and manage aid programs and prevent humanitarian crises.. Image WFP..

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  • Title: Monitoring water resources - Argos
    Descriptive info: Monitoring water resources.. Monitoring water resources.. Fresh water resources and supplying enough water for the world's growing population are increasingly important issues.. Today, water in rivers, lakes and wetlands only represents 0.. 3% of the world's freshwater.. The loss of freshwater resources has a direct impact on food availability, water quality,  ...   international constant monitoring programs are already underway, using Argos to relay key data, for example, water level of a river, snow cover, state of installed equipment or dams.. These information networks will increasingly help the global community manage existing water resources and implement better, more efficient and useful distribution of available water..

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  • Title: Managing and protecting marine resources - Argos
    Descriptive info: Managing and protecting marine resources.. Enforcing quotas and fishing zones to preserve stocks for future generations.. Managing and protecting marine resources.. The future of our fisheries depends to a large extent on our ability to preserve stocks effectively.. As a result, most coastal nations now mandate fishing vessels operating within their Exclusive Economic Zone  ...   (VMS).. Argos provides a global solution, ArgoNet, which meets the requirement for monitoring fishing vessels and their catches.. Argos has been certified by most of the leading seaboard nations around the world and is already operating on thousands of vessels worldwide.. ArgoNet.. , the complete VMS package for private ship owners, visit our.. ArgoNet website..

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  • Title: Tracking adventurers and yacht races - Argos
    Descriptive info: Tracking adventurers and yacht races.. Securing and accompanying adventurers all over the world.. Argos has been a reference for over 25 years for adventurers and yacht racers as the unique location and data collection system fully adapted to the most extreme environments on the planet.. The trustworthy Argos transmitter sends fully automatic signals at regular intervals, tracking  ...   Similarly, yacht racers count on the robustness of Argos to track their boats as they whip around the globe through treacherous waters.. The Argos processing centers are open 365 days/year, 24 hrs/day, monitoring all incoming data and location calculations, and ensuring the most accurate and up-to-date information possible.. adventurers.. yacht racing.. using Argos, visit.. our Adventure website..

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  • Title: Improving maritime security - Argos
    Descriptive info: Improving maritime security.. Making maritime transportation more secure.. To improve the security of maritime transportation, the.. International Maritime Organization.. (IMO) has mandated all passenger and cargo ships over 500 gross tonnage to install a Ship Security Alert System (SSAS).. The comprehensive ShipLoc product uses the Argos system to allow ship owners to  ...   If intruders board a ship, ShipLoc lets the crew send an alert signal automatically and discreetly to teams ashore.. ShipLoc is part of an exclusive agreement with the.. International Maritime Bureau’s Piracy Reporting Center.. and is the only product on the market to be a proven antipiracy tool.. ShipLoc.. visit our.. ShipLoc website..

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  • Title: Mission - Argos
    Descriptive info: System.. Mission.. Argos is a unique worldwide location and data collection system dedicated to studying and protecting the environment.. Argos helps the scientific community to better monitor and understand our environment, but also helps industry to comply with environmental protection regulations implemented by various governments.. To meet system use requirements, all programs using Argos have to be related in some way or form to environmental protection, awareness or study, or to protecting human life.. Applications for which a clear governmental interest prevail are also approved..

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  • Title: History - Argos
    Descriptive info: History.. The Argos system was created in 1978 by the French Space Agency (CNES), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), originally as a scientific tool for collecting and relaying meteorologic and oceanographic data around the world.. In 1986, CNES created a subsidiary, CLS, to operate,  ...   North American CLS were created to serve North America user community.. Today the two North American companies have merged, forming CLSAmerica.. International cooperation.. Currently, several other international space agencies also actively participate in the Argos system including Eumetsat (European Organization of the Exploitation of Meterological Satellites), the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) and others..

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