SCOR WG 62
Carbon Budget of the Ocean

Chair: Edward D. Goldberg (USA)

Other Full Members: John Edmond (USA), R. Ginsberg (USA), Frank Millero (USA), H. Oeschger (Sweden), Steven V. Smith (USA), E.A. Romankevitch (USSR), Michael Whitfield (UK), and Peter Le B. Williams (UK)

Terms of Reference

  • Review and summarize technological and scientific programs in the use of drifting buoys.
  • Identify the technological problems with the highest priority for further investigation.
  • Identify opportunities for coordination of experimental programmes using drifting buoys, and recommend mechanisms for coordination.
  • Prepare to respond to the needs of other agencies, either by providing advice as requested, or by identifying and recommending more appropriate avenues.
  • Consider methods for archiving and the international exchange of drifting buoy data.

Financial Sponsors: SCOR

Product: Final Report