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 Italian "Gruppo Nazionale di Oceanografia Operativa" (GNOO)
and of the Mediterranean Operational
Oceanography Network (MOON)
. Partial support is provided by the EuroArgo,