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HF Radar

High frequency (HF) radar systems measure the speed and direction of ocean surface currents in near real time. Currents in the ocean are equivalent to winds in the atmosphere because ...
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Improving an Ocean Acidification Observation Syste...

The decrease in calcium carbonate saturation state from is important to Pacific Northwest shellfish living in conditions that are naturally close to harmful saturation thresholds.  Anthropogenic additions of carbon dioxide ...
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Ocean Acidification

Acid eats away at calcium carbonate, the primary ingredient of shells and skeletons that many ocean animals depend on for survival. The shell pictured here is a victim of this ...
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OTT - A Real-time Sensor System for Detecting Free...

There is considerable interest in the offshore exploration, and possible development, of hydrocarbon resources in Alaska’s Chukchi and Beaufort shelf seas. Drilling activity can only proceed during the open water ...
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OTT - Animal Borne Sensors

Marine fisheries and living resources are vital to sustaining the Nation’s economy, employment and food security. Animal telemetry is the science of elucidating the movements and behavior of animals as ...
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OTT - Detecting Harmful Algal Blooms in the Pacifi...

Shellfish contamination from harmful algal blooms (HABs) is both costly and a significant health risk to coastal communities. Blooms of Pseudo-nitzschia can produce the neurotoxin domoic acid (DA). DA can ...
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OTT - Gulf of Maine Environmental Sensor Processor...

The Environmental Sample Processor (ESP), developed by Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI), is a biological sensor capable of detecting harmful algal bloom (HAB) species and their related toxins in ...
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OTT - HABs and Hypoxia

A clean, safe water supply is one of our Nation’s great natural resources, and keeping it that way requires a well-integrated system of monitoring coastal waters, estuaries, rivers, streams and ...
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OTT - Imaging Flow CytoBot Data Integration

San Francisco Bay has long been recognized as a nutrient-enriched estuary, but one that has exhibited resistance to some of the classic symptoms of nutrient over-enrichment, such as high phytoplankton ...
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OTT - Ocean Acidification

The ocean chemistry of the seawater is rapidly changing in a process known as ocean acidification. These changes in seawater chemistry affect animal growth, survival and behavior, and they are ...
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News

2016 GoMRI Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Confere...

The Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference had 1000 participants from 35 states and 15 countries. Dr. Marcia McNutt gave the keynote talk for the conference talking on a topic ...
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ACT Evaluates New Portable HAB Sensors

The team sampling at Weesuck Creek - included are Mark Vanasten, Diagnostic Technologies, Australia and Dr. Timothy Davis, Bowling Green State University. (Photo Credit: Holly Bowers, ACT-Moss Landing Marine Laboratories); ...
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ACT Nutrient Sensor Challenge Winners Announced

Denice Shaw of the EPA Office of Research and Development present the award to Pompeo Moscetta of Systea at the ASLO conference in Honolulu. Photo credit: Alliance for Coastal Technologies ...
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AGU Ocean Sciences 2016: New Orleans

The city of Jazz and Mardi Gras, New Orleans, was the site of the meeting. The multiple concurrent sessions, plenaries, town halls, exhibits, and thousands of posters can make your ...
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Archiving the Ocean Biodiversity Information Syste...

Photo credit: Adam Obaza, WCR Protected Resources Division, NOAA Recently, OBIS-USA has taken a significant step to ensure that the marine data the U.S. contributes is not just web-accessible, but ...
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Bi-Weekly IOOS® Z-GRAM – 10 July 2015

The Z-Gram is an informal way of keeping you up-to-date on US IOOS® activities. Pass it on! Please reply with an e-mail with additional addresses or if you no longer ...
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CariCOOS Annual Meeting Ignites the Crowd

The General Assembly took place at the end of April at the Puerto Rico Convention Center in sunny San Juan, Puerto Rico. Taking a page from , the first evening ...
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General Pages

Benefits of Ocean Observing Catalog

WP1 Community EngagementTo be an effective tool, BOOC will need the support of all parts of the ocean observing community. This Work Package will build on the work already undertaken ...
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Document Library

The IOOS document library is a compilation of our legacy and archival documents, organized by category. If you are unable to find the document you need within this collection, please ...
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Enhancing Coastal and Ocean Observing and Innovati...

In 2020, NOAA’s and the U.S. IOOS Office teamed up to develop and host three regional workshops focused on improving users’ access to streamlined ocean, coasts, and Great Lakes observational ...
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Eyes on the Ocean™ - IOOS Bi-weekly - 1 April 2021

The Eyes on the Ocean™ Bi-weekly is an informal way of keeping you up-to-date on US IOOS® activities. to subscribe a new address or if you no longer want to ...
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Eyes on the Ocean™ - IOOS Bi-weekly - 1 October 20...

The Eyes on the Ocean™ Bi-weekly is an informal way of keeping you up-to-date on US IOOS® activities. to subscribe a new address or if you no longer want to ...
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Eyes on the Ocean™ - IOOS Bi-weekly - 10 December ...

The Eyes on the Ocean™ Bi-weekly is an informal way of keeping you up-to-date on US IOOS® activities. to subscribe a new address or if you no longer want to ...
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Eyes on the Ocean™ - IOOS Bi-weekly - 10 February ...

The Eyes on the Ocean™ Bi-weekly is an informal way of keeping you up-to-date on US IOOS® activities. to subscribe a new address or if you no longer want to ...
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Eyes on the Ocean™ - IOOS Bi-weekly - 10 June 2021

The Eyes on the Ocean™ Bi-weekly is an informal way of keeping you up-to-date on US IOOS® activities. to subscribe a new address or if you no longer want to ...
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Eyes on the Ocean™ - IOOS Bi-weekly - 10 March 202...

The Eyes on the Ocean™ Bi-weekly is an informal way of keeping you up-to-date on US IOOS® activities. to subscribe a new address or if you no longer want to ...
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Eyes on the Ocean™ - IOOS Bi-weekly - 11 November ...

The Eyes on the Ocean™ Bi-weekly is an informal way of keeping you up-to-date on US IOOS® activities. to subscribe a new address or if you no longer want to ...
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