MJO and Australian Monsoon Onset Study (MAMOS)
  and
Coupled Warm Pool Dynamics in the Indo-Pacific

Objectives
To capture the air-sea interactions during the MJO and Australian Monsoon.
Period
November 2018 - March 2019
Participants
China - The First Institute of Oceanography / SOA
Australia - CSHOR (The Center for Southern Hemisphere Oceans Research)
Area
Observations
Bailong Buoy, which can measure sea surface meteorological parameters and sub-surface oceanic profile, has been deployed at (115-13E, 16-51S) since November 2018.
 
Eight Argo floats were released nearby Bailong buoy from the R/V Offshore Limitless.
 
Bailong buoy photo shot from R/V Offshore Limitless after its deployment
 
The technical configuration of the Bailong buoy
Remarks
The Bailong Buoy is expected to be recovered March 2019.