Argos instruments onboard polar orbiting satellites collect a variety of data from both stationary and mobile transmitters around the world. This vital information helps provide a better understanding of Earth’s physical and biological environment, including its weather and climate, biodiversity and ecosystems, as well as assist with maritime security, offshore pollution, and humanitarian assistance.
Tracking From Space
Stories inspired by real animals tracked from space
This comic book is based on research projects using Argos satellites tags to follow animals around the world and learn what they do, where they go, and how we can help keep them safe.
Students use tracking data collected by Argos satellites to follow the longest known journey of an…
Learn how far plastic pollution can travel in the ocean and waterways by analyzing data from a…
Students interpret maps and Argos satellite tracking data to locate where blue whales are found and…
Students learn about tracking pronghorn, how their migration patterns are affected by changes in…