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Meteorology

Surface currents and temperature have a dramatic impact on weather.

Pacific Gyre drifting buoys relay sea surface and air temperatures, barometric pressure, wind speed and direction, and other vital information for global and regional weather forecasting models.

Hurricane drifting buoys can be air deployed

Special air deployment packaging is available to drop drifting buoys in front of, or behind hurricanes using C-130 aircraft.

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