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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

OTT- Hawaii Shark Tagging Project

Deployment of an Operational System for Acquiring and Disseminating Oceanographic and Behavioral Data Telemetered from Tagged SharksAnimal-borne sensors can be an effective method for collecting oceanographic data and, in certain ...

OTT: Development & Implementation of a Low-cost Mo...

The Ocean Discovery League will develop a deep-diving, low-cost Deep Ocean Research & Imaging System (DORIS) to lower the financial and technical barriers to deep-sea exploration and research. DORIS is ...

Pacific Ocean Acidification Project

Shellfish play a vital role in the environment, culture, and economy in many U.S. coastal communities. The shellfish aquaculture community is the largest segment of marine aquaculture in the United ...

Underwater Gliders

Gliders are a unique and important observing system used to serve a variety of subsurface observing missions. Gliders can monitor water currents, temperature, tagged animals and conditions that reveal effects ...

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 ...

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); ...

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 ...

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 ...

Biden-Harris Administration announces $100 million...

Today, the Department of Commerce and NOAA announced the availability of $100 million to support climate resilience projects through as part of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda. This funding ...

Biden-Harris Administration announces $60 million ...

Two men deploy a towed camera system from a research vessel at sea. Photo Credit: NOAA/NMFS Today, the Department of Commerce and NOAA are launching the , a $60 million ...

Biden-Harris Administration invests $16.7 million ...

Sea bass look for food among the schools of smaller fish in this healthy coral reef. Marine biodiversity data and information is critical for understanding the health and status of ...

Biden-Harris Administration invests $3.9 million f...

VAST Josh Keller unties 1084 from the tow line in Lake Michigan to deploy it for the 2023 USGS Great Lakes Fisheries survey. Photo Credit: Saildrone Today, the Department of ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Eyes on the Storm: Hurricane Season Resources

For forecasts, warnings, and up to the minute hurricane information, keep up with NOAA's . GOES East GeoColor satellite image of the Atlantic Ocean on September 11, 2018 showing Hurricanes ...

FY21 Regional Association Cooperative Agreements

In 2021, the U.S. IOOS® Office is announcing its third round of 5-year Regional Association cooperative agreements. The Regional Associations form a core part of implementing the U.S. Integrated Ocean ...

The U.S. IOOS Enterprise Strategic Plan

The Plan U.S. IOOS is pleased to release the U.S. IOOS Enterprise Strategic Plan, which lays out Enterprise-wide objectives and priorities for the next five years and into the future ...

U.S. IOOS priorities under the Inflation Reduction...

Photo credit: NOAA NOAA has a key role to play in helping prepare and support our nation as we face the challenges of a changing climate. These funds, in concert ...
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