This interactive map is designed to provide a glimpse of observation efforts being conducted across the globe and at different depths.

We encourage your input and feedback.  This includes additional content on efforts that you may feel require representation.  Please send your comments to:

Explore Current Deep Ocean Observing Activities

  • Fixed Site

  • Local Array

  • Regional Array

  • Ship Survey

  • Satellite

  • Sea Floor

  • Argo

  • Deep Argo


  • AMT

Explore Observations by Depth
Download a Static Map


The primary source of information used for the interactive map was derived from submissions to our DOOS Inventory. We are always looking to update the map to gain a more complete picture of the status of deep ocean observing around the world.


Inventory Results (PDF)