MedArgo's main responsibility is the overall coordination of profiling float
operations in the Mediterranean and Black Seas.
As such, MedArgo serves as an Delayed Mode Operator (DMO) for the delayed-mode
processing of the Argo data with specific QC tailored for the Mediterranean
and Black Seas.
In addition, MedArgo is a component of the North Atlantic Argo Regional Centre
(ARC) and conducts the following activities:
1) the coordination of float deployments in the Mediterranean and Black Seas;
2) the preparation and distribution of Mediterranean and Black Sea Argo
products and services;
3) and the comparison of the Mediterranean and Black Sea Argo data with
ancillary hydrographic data and model products.
MedArgo is the official Argo Regional Centre (MED-ARC) for the Mediterranean and Black Seas.
It is part of the Mediterranean Operational Network for the Global Ocean Observing System
and provides data to the Copernicus Marine Environment Monitoring Service
Partial support is provided by the
and European Commission projects.