Data buoys infographic. (Credit: Nate Christopher / Fondriest Environmental)
Organizations across the globe use data buoy systems to observe and monitor atmospheric and oceanographic conditions in remote locations. Measurements range from air pressure, humidity, wind speed and direction to wave height, water temperature, dissolved oxygen and other water quality parameters. With the help of national and international networks, reliable and comprehensive data sets are made available for research and public safety.
We cover data buoy applications often on the Monitor, so be sure to check out some of our latest coverage including: