Outreach
Bringing the Ocean to Society
2 Jul 2018
UNESCO IOC published a report on the 6th International XBT Workshop
Learn more about expendable bathythermograph science.

The report of the 6th International XBT Workshop, held in Oostende, Belgium between 18-20 April 2018, has been published as IOC Workshop Report No. 283.

The 6th International XBT (Expendable bathythermograph) Science team workshop took place at the IODE Project Office of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of UNESCO, in Ostend, Belgium from 18 to 20 April 2018 following on from the 5th IODE Steering Group for the International Quality Controlled Ocean Database (SG-IquOD) meeting at the same venue. The workshop was divided in oral presentations and plenary discussions, held with the objective of exchanging ideas on how to proceed with the implementation, maintenance, and enhancement of the XBT network. A total of 19 scientists participated (4 remotely) from Australia, Brazil, China, France, Germany, India, Italy, Japan, South Africa, UK, and the USA.

Report link: http://www.iode.org/wr283

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