GCOOS-RA partners at the University of South Florida (USF) College of Marine Science (CMS) and Mote Marine Laboratory (MML) are coordinating glider missions to gain a better understanding of the dominant Gulf of Mexico red tide organism Karenia brevis.
Glider data for oil spill
An underwater glider data stored in the Global Temperature and Salinity Profile Programme (GTSPP) database in the vicinity of the BP Deepwater oil spill.
TAMU-GERG Glider 2013
Near real-time glider tracking map in 2013
Shell Seaglider 2013
The Seaglider was used to collect water column temperature data (and other parameters) to define ocean heat content during pre-storm conditions
Gulf Gliders 2014
Near real-time tracking map for slocum gliders in the Gulf of Mexico
Gulf AUV Network and Data Archive Long-term storage Facility (GANDALF) to provide data management and glider mapping/tracking assistance to glider operators in the Gulf.
Autonomous Surface Vehicle (ASV)
Wave Glider is equipped with sensors to measure carbon dioxide (CO2) and dissolved oxygen levels, pH, water temperature, conductivity, air temperature, barometric pressure, and wind speed and direction
MSU Wave gliders
During the 2014 Hurricane Seasons, three Unmanned Surface Vehicles know as Wave Gliders leased from Liquid Robotics have been deployed into the eastern Gulf of Mexico.