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ARGO realtime float display

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The Future Ocean Exhibition is constantly evolving and growing. The very latest module we made is the ARGO realtime float display. To cut the story short, ARGO is an international program to monitor the entire global ocean with the help of so called floats, little torpedo-lookalikes filled with sensors and communication stuff.

Every float dives down to 2000m level and drifts for about 10 days with the current. After this period the float surfaces and measures temperature and salinity related to pressure. Once the metal bugger reaches the surface, all the collected data is being send via satellite to a collecting point. And that’s where this installation drops in.

The ARGO realtime float display shows all the latest data in a nice graphical fashion. Everytime a float sends new data, a window pops up and shows the temperature and salinity graph of this location. In addition you see the ID, longitude, latitude and time of broadcast.

tom duscher chris engler timo schuhmacher

u7angel, Sunday, Aug 26th 2007 Digg | Tweet | Delicious 0 comments  
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~1d ago

joreg: and also tomorrow, July 23rd: vvvv meetup in #berlin 11-berlin-vvvv-meetup-new-space creativecoding #visualprogramming

~7d ago

joreg: In case you missed: We're starting with free bi-weekly introductions to #vvvv next week in #berlin free-vvvv-intro-workshops-this-summer-in-berlin #creativecoding

~7d ago

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~14d ago

joreg: @beyon too bad. but from now on we have a fixed schedule: every 4th tuesday in the month! hope this helps to plan evvvveryones visits

~14d ago

beyon: joreg: ah, bad timing, I would be happy to attend but I doesn't look like it will work out

~15d ago

joreg: @beyon any chance you can add 2 days to stay? would be great to have you at the (not yet announced) #vvvv meetup on the 23rd!

~15d ago