Project: Tropical Atmosphere Ocean (TAO) Buoy Array Maintenance
Maintenance of the TAO moored ocean buoy array along the 155°W and 170°W meridians. The TAO buoy array is critical to providing real-time data for improved detection, understanding and prediction of El Nino and La Nina events.
Note: This information is provided for general information about current NOAA ship and aircraft projects. Project start and end dates are based on the FY17 Fleet Allocation Plan and are subject to change. They do not necessarily reflect actual ship and aircraft schedules.