Wind-Powered Ocean Drones

Understanding planetary systems affecting humanity

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Ocean Data Collection at Scale

Mission-as-a-Service: Define Your Mission, Stream Real-time Data

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High Resolution Planetary Data Sets

Data-as-a-Service: Real-time access to quality-controlled datasets

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Drone-Powered Global Weather Forecast

Because better data means a better forecast

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Saildrone designs, manufactures, and operates a global fleet of wind and solar-powered ocean drones monitoring the state of the planet in real time.  

Mission Services

We offer fully managed ocean data collection services anywhere in the world. You define a mission plan; our autonomous ocean drones get to work and stream real-time data back to shore.

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Ocean Data Sets

We offer quality controlled on-demand global ocean in-situ data sets for your area, timeframe, and variables of interest at an unprecedented resolution in a NetCDF-compliant format.

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Weather Forecast

We offer high-resolution weather forecasts, enhanced by our global ocean drone observations, delivered via beautiful and informative apps
available on both web and mobile.

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Latest News

Take a peek at our latest missions, data sets, and forecast developments.

Missions

How innovative autonomous technology is helping scientists to solve the mystery of northern fur seals disappearing from the remote Pribilof Islands.

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Science

The Southern Ocean is critical for controlling how much CO2 is in the atmosphere, but as the water absorbs more carbon it becomes more acidic—and that could affect the health of a lot of organisms.

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Science

Just how variable is CO2 uptake in the Southern Ocean in winter?

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