Realtime equatorial Pacific Tao buoy data

TAO Project Office, NOAA/PMEL/OCRD

This website provides realtime buoy data from an interactive map of NOAA TAO buoy locations. The TAO array is a major component of the El Niño/Southern Oscillation (ENSO) Observing System, the Global Climate Observing System (GCOS) and the Global Ocean Observing System (GOOS).

Part of the Cutting Edge collection. The NAGT/DLESE On the Cutting Edge project helps geoscience faculty stay up-to-date with both geoscience research and teaching methods.

Cutting Edge

Subject: Geoscience:Oceanography, Oceanography:Physical
Resource Type: Datasets and Tools:Datasets, Audio/Visual:Animations/Video, Maps
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional
Data Derived: Data Derived
Data Source: Real-Time Data, Observational Data
Ocean Environments: Surface Waters
Science Background Required: Broadly accessible, Basic scientific background required
Topics: Ocean:Physical Oceanography, Climate, Atmosphere, Ocean
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Oceanography