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—  17 September 2019:     NCEI-MD is no longer running an OPeNDAP Hyrax server. Thus, that the following URL: no longer functions. However, NCEI-MD does provide a THREDDS service, which can provide a DAP response. There are two THREDDS catalog entries for Argo,
(1) one for the GADR data with Argo Climate-Forecast (CF) compliant netCDF including supplemented global attributes for enhanced Attribute Convention for Data Set Discovery (ACDD) compliance: and
(2) one for the Argo GDAC data, Argo Climate-Forecast (CF) compliant netCDF:, respectively.
—  11 June 2018:     The Global Argo Data Repository's Argo data are back online.
—  29 April 2014:    Argo data made available through the repository is a translation of original Argo with the global attributes section of the Argo NetCDF format ehnanced. The contents of the Argo data including orginal quality flags are preserved. (Read More...)
   For the master source of Argo data and information, visit:


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  • Provide high quality data to a wide variety of users in a timely and useful manner.