100% of our pop-up tags recovered thanks to the Goniometer

Argos goniometer - Rick Goetz

18.11.2016 Goniometer 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 Washington and Oregon coast.

For more information, read the article in the ArgosFlash USA Newsletter.

Photo and story credit:  Rick Goetz, Supervisory Research Physiologist, NOAA Northwest Fisheries Science Center (Manchester Research Station)