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13.04.2017 Animal tracking applications 2nd Argos Asian Wildlife Tracking Workshop

Please join us in Incheon, Korea, on July 4th & 5th, 2017, for the 2nd Argos Asian Wildlife Tracking Workshop.  All Argos users, manufacturers or potential users are welcome to attend! This workshop is hosted by Dr. Jin-Han Kim, Director of  the Animal Resources Division, National Institute of Biological Resources, Korea. The scientific committee will be composed by…
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12.01.2017 Oceanography and meteorological applications Finding CSIRO’s Glider 416 following a shark attack

On January 21st 2016, Rob Gregor (CSIRO) and his team from the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) deployed the Slocum glider 416 (Amy) as part of the eReefs project to observe the water around the northern Great Barrier Reef. The plan was for…
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02.01.2017 Animal tracking applications Caspian seal ecology and conservation

By Lilia Dmitrieva, Simon J. Goodman, School of Biology, University of Leeds, UK The Caspian seal (Pusa caspica) is a small-bodied, ice-breeding phocid, endemic to the landlocked Caspian Sea in Central Asia. The species is listed as ‘Endangered’ by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), having…
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16.12.2016 Animal tracking applications Argos, protecting endangered species

Argos telemetry plays a central role in protecting endangered and vulnerable species from all biomes – marine, terrestrial and avian. Satellite telemetry reveals key conservation parameters such as population connectivity, the location of critical habitats such as spawning, nesting and nursery grounds, refuging areas, migration routes and flyways. Satellite telemetry is…

12.12.2016 JTA Events New JTA Tariff Policy

A new JTA Tariff Policy was voted in 2016 and will be applied for all JTA programs as of 2017. The new policy is based on time slots to ensure a more transparent, easier to understand invoice unit for users. A pricing policy based on time slots For billing purposes,…

06.12.2016 Flash news Undersea moorings recovered after 13 years of submersion thanks to Argos

In February 2016, Jean-Louis Lamy (from LAMY Marine Consulting) was tasked with recovering four subsurface moorings off Crozet Island, that had been deployed more than 13 years ago. The moorings, located at 400 meters below the sea surface,  were equipped with Argos beacons to facilitate recovery when surfacing. For the…
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18.11.2016 Oceanography and meteorological applications 100% of our pop-up tags recovered thanks to the Goniometer

Rick Goetz (NOAA NWFSC) leased the Argos Goniometer in May 2016 in order to recover pop-up satellite tags (model: SeaTag-MOD from Desert Star Systems). Using the Argos Goniometer, Rick noted, “We got all the tags we went after….there were 4 tags in the open ocean about 25-30 miles off the…

05.10.2016 Animal tracking applications Biologistes of Southern latitudes in Toulouse for the Argos seminar

Copyright Thibault Powolny Based at the Centre d’Etudes Biologiques de Chizé,  in the Deux-Sèvres region of eastern France, the real field of investigation of these biologists is thousands of kilometers away from mainland France. In the French Southern and Antarctic territories, made up of the Crozet and Kerguelen…

26.09.2016 Animal tracking applications The new argosweb interface is here !

A new version of ArgosWeb is available as of September 26th with a lot of new features as well as your old favorites. To try it out, login! Features:  Responsive design (entirely compatible with smart phones and tablets) Entirely rebuilt mapping tool Improved data Access and Download features Argos positions reprocessing request…
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15.09.2016 Animal tracking applications Eric Stéphan of APECS explains monitoring of basking sharks

APECS (Association for the study and conservation of selachians) is a Brittany-based organization with a scientific and educational mission. It acts in favor of the conservation of sharks, rays and marine ecosystems using participatory science techniques, including on-site observations from everyday citizens. Their fieldwork also includes Argos satellite telemetry. Eric…