|2005-03-30 - Surface buoy deployed|
The MBARI5 surface buoy was successfully deployed in our coastal mooring off Iquique (21º S) and it is currently delivering real-time data to our server. The data can be seen HERE.
|2005-08-01 - Current meters with oxygen sensors deployed|
The current meters with optode oxygen sensors have been succesfully
deployed in our moorings.
|2005-10-22 - First Argo float and a new MBARI6 drifter deployed|
On 22 October 2005 at ~18:00 hrs GMT, we have successfully deployed from the US R/V Knorr the first OMZ ARGO float and the MBARI6 drifter at 16º 16.78' S; 75º 36.48' W off Peru. See latest profile HERE.
|2005-10-26 - Second Argo float deployed|
On 26 October 2005 at ~18:20 hrs GMT, we have successfully deployed from the US R/V Knorr the second OMZ ARGO float at 12º 15' S; 79º 18' W off Peru. See latest profile See latest profile HERE.
|2006-01-10 - Symposium "Current Aspects of Marine Microbial Ecology"|
A one-day Symposium offered by the International Course on the “Ecology and Diversity of Marine Microorganisms (ECODIM IV) and the “6th Austral Summer Institute” at the Estación de Biología Marina, Dichato, Departamento de Oceanografía, Universidad de Concepción. (read more)
|2006-04-03 - Workshop|
The workshop "Oxygen Minimum Systems in the Ocean: Distribution, Diversity and Dynamics" will take place in Concepción, Chile, on October 24-26, 2006. (Read more).
|2008-03-20 - Recent advances in the study of the Oxygen Minimum Zone (OMZ) in the eastern South Pacific|
A series of lectures as part of the kick-off meeting of the Agouron supported project Microbial Oceanography of the oxygen-deficient waters of the eastern tropical South Pacific.
|2008-04-18 - Four new Apex floats deployed|
We have recently deployed four new Apex floats with Optode oxygen sensors off Iquique (~21°S). The total number of floats deployed in the OMZ within our project is now ten.
|2008-07-14 - First Agouron-OMZ oceanographic cruise|
The first cruise of Agouron-OMZ Project called MOOMZ-1, was held North of Chile between June, 12 and 23, 2008. Researchers from different Institutes and Universities worked on microbial oceanography of the oxygen minimum zone on board of R/V AGOR Vidal Gormaz. Some articles about this activity can be read in: Navy news, Aqua noticias, Diario 21.
|2009-10-28 - Second Agouron-OMZ oceanographic cruise|
The second oceanographic cruise of Agouron-OMZ Project called MOOMZ-2, was held North of Chile between August, 8 and 17, 2009. Researchers from different Institutes and Universities worked on microbial oceanography of the oxygen minimum zone on board of R/V AGOR Vidal Gormaz. Some articles about this activity can be read in: Armada de Chile: Revista Vigía, Aguamarket, UNAP, Diario La Segunda (pdf), Flickr-Yahoo, Grafelbergnoticias.
|2010-05-24 - Third Agouron-OMZ oceanographic cruise: |
The third oceanographic cruise of Agouron-OMZ Project called MOOMZ-3, was held North of Chile between January, 9 and 18, 2010. Researchers from different Institutes and Universities worked on microbial oceanography of the oxygen minimum zone on board of R/V AGOR Vidal Gormaz.
|2010-05-24 - Meeting at Corvallis, Oregon:|
A joint discussion meeting between MI_LOCO and AGOURON-OMZ Projects was held at Corvaliis, Oregon on March 1-5, 2010. Researchers from a number of Institutions participated in a open forum to discuss ultimate results and future research in the Oxygen Minimum Zone.
|2010-05-24 - Sea-glider deployment:|
At the end of April, 2010, the sea-glider from OSU was deployed in front off Iquique. Justin Brodersen was in charge of this activity and supported by profesor Ruben Moraga from UNAP. The sea-glider will be at sea for about 4-5 months.
|2010-12-03 - Recent publication|
The article "A criptic sulfur cycle in oxigen-minimum-zone waters off the chilean coast" by Canfield et al. has been published in Science (Abstract).
|2017-02-23 - asd|
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