Mid-Atlantic Glider Initiative & Collaboration

MAGIC was launched at BIOS in 2014 to enhance and leverage BIOS’s long-standing ocean measurement programs southeast of Bermuda through the use of autonomous underwater vehicles.
Read more about MAGIC
BIOS glider mission updates

In the Water Now

Read about the latest glider missions and view data in near real-time.

Research Spotlight

Gliders are being used to help answer long-standing questions about the biological carbon pump in the Sargasso Sea.

Education Spotlight

Learn how the MAGIC program is enhancing university-level education.


MAGIC was established at BIOS with generous support from the Grayce B. Kerr Fund, and further strengthened with funding from the US National Science Foundation, the G. Unger Vetlesen Foundation, Simons Foundation International, and the FIL Foundation.

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