Introduction to the Argo Float Program

Stephen Riser

University of Washington

Dr. Riser's primary interests include the ocean's role in climate; circulation of the ocean and ocean/atmosphere/ice interactions through direct observations; and the interactions between physical aspects of circulation and the biogeochemical properties of the ocean.

Webinar Clip
Dr. Riser is the Principal Investigator for the UW portion of the Argo Float Program and is highly interested in the ocean's role in climate. In this clip he explains what an Argo float is and how it has increased scientists' knowledge of global ocean salinity since its implementation.

Full webinar: From Skin to Deep

Click here for a transcript of this clip (PDF, 37.5 KB).

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