NEW   NEW : 01/02/2018 : New files available : animated trajectories for drifting buoys in the monthly files !     NEW
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What is this website about ?

This website used to download files compatible with GoogleEarth :

* Daily, monthly.
- The daily files provide worldwide buoys data, available on GTS, for the last 15 days period.
- The monthly files provide worldwide buoys data, available on GTS, for a month (you can choose between static trajectories or animated trajectories for driting buoys).

A click on the last position of the buoy (the icon) provides various information about the buoy : EUMETNET metadata (transmission identifier, belonging, producer), last observation, links to QCTools data and comparisons to models in the last 15 days.

* Yearly trajectories, EUMETNET area, in accordance with the choosen year(aaaa)
- The calendar year (01/01/aaaa --> 31/12/aaaa).
- The DBCP year (01/07/aaaa -1 --> 31/06/aaaa).
- The ESURFMAR year (01/04/aaaa-1 --> 31/03/aaaa).

A click on the last position of the buoy (the icon) provides various information about the buoy.

* Mooring positions of deployments, EUMETNET or IBPIO areas, in accordance with the choosen year(aaaa)
- The calendar year (01/01/aaaa --> 31/12/aaaa).
- The DBCP year (01/07/aaaa -1 --> 31/06/aaaa).
- The ESURFMAR year (01/04/aaaa-1 --> 31/03/aaaa).

A click on the position of the buoy (the icon) provides various information about the buoy.

*Lifeend positions :
EUMETNET area only, ESURFMAR year(01/04/aaaa-1 --> 31/03/aaaa).

A click on the position of the buoy (the icon) provides various information about the buoy.

How to proceed ?

Select the Download menu :

* For the daily file : (updated about 16:50 FR Local Time)
- Use download link.

* For the monthly files : (new file for previous month updated the 02nd about 16:55 FRLT)
- Select the file for the desired trajectory and the desired month.
- Confirm.
- A download link will be displayed on the page.

* For the yearly trajectories files : (yearly file updated each month, the 02nd about 16:55 FRLT)
- Select the file for the desired year.
- Confirm.
- A download link will be displayed on the page.

* For the mooring positions of deployment files for the requested area : (yearly file updated each month, the 02nd about 16:55 FRLT)
- Select the file for the desired area and year.
- Confirm.
- A download link will be displayed on the page.
- A GoogleMaps preview will be displayed on the page.

* For the endlife positions of the moored buoys : (file updated as requested)
Only for buoys of EUMETNET area.
- Select the file for the desired area and year.
- Confirm.
- A download link will be displayed on the page.
- A GoogleMaps preview will be displayed on the page.

You need help ?

Please contact me through the link in the menu.