Argos applications

Argos is a unique worldwide location and data collection system dedicated to studying and protecting the environment.

Environmental monitoring

By combining the data acquired with their location, Argos enables scientists around the world to improve their understanding of animal behavior, ocean information and forecasting.

Willife monitoring

Oceanography

Climatology

Sustainable management of marine ressources

The future of our fisheries depends to a large extent on our ability to preserve stocks effectively. Argos has been certified by most of the leading seaboard nations around the world and is already operating on thousands of vessels worldwide.

Marine fisheries applications

Maritime security

Argos-based surveillance system designed for accurate detection of subversive behaviour such as piracy and providing support for commercial vessels, adventurers and yacht races.

Maritime security applications

Offshore

Gathering information on platforms’ lifespan increases the safety of all activities on and around these platforms.

Monitoring pollution and equipment at sea

Integrated global Earth observations

Argos is strategically positioned to monitor Earth processes in the 21st century. Satellite-based location and data collection systems are vital for studying and protecting our planet. 

See the Argos integrated projects