European Group on Ocean Stations (EGOS)
Groupe européen pour les stations océaniques
1 Dec 1988, Brussels (Belgium), an Action Group of the 'Data Buoy Cooperation Panel (DBCP)', jointly set up by World Meteorological Organization (WMO) and Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC). In French originally referred to as Réseau européen expérimental de stations océaniques. Statutes registered in 'UNTS 1/20950'. Activities taken over by 'EUCOS Surface Marine Programme (E-SURFMAR)'.
Maintain a network of operational ocean stations for the observation of oceanographic and meteorological data from North Atlantic Ocean and European waters on a near real-time basis.Available with paid subscription only.
Maintains a continuous operational network of drifting and moored meteorological buoys (currently averages 40-45), deployed and operated in an area bounded by 30 degrees North latitude and between 50 degrees West and the European continent, including the Baltic and the Mediterranean Sea; coordinates deployment, data dissemination and quality monitoring of buoys, provided by members. Phenomena measured are air pressure, sea surface temperature, air pressure tendency, wind speed and direction and air temperature.
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