Data Buoy
Cooperation Panel

Iridium Pilot Project





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Documents


Meetings:
October 2008

Project Update including:
  • Minutes for meeting October 2008, Cape Town South Africa
  • Updated Terms of Reference
October 2007
Minutes for the meeting in Jeju, South Korea.


Whitepaper:
The initial whitepaper was written by WMO in November 2006 and approved by the DBCP Executive Board. Note: This whitepaper may now be out of date. Whitepaper Updated Terms of Reference were developed in October 2008

Iridium Upgrade Scheme:
The Chair of the DBCP has negotiated with Buoy Manufacturers, Iridium and Metocean (in its capacity as a value added reseller of Iridium) to receive low cost communications for the duration of the project.He has also organised the opportunity to upgrade drifters to Iridium Technologies for a small additional cost. See details in his letter: Iridium Upgrade Opportunity .