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Challenger Mission Continues World Tour in Indian Ocean Basin

Challenger mission glider launch, Fremantle, Australia. Photo Credit: Charitha Pattiaratchi Bright and early November 7, 2016, the bright yellow RU-29 ...
screen capture of new Contribute Data page

Contribute Data to IOOS

Working with IOOS is now easier than ever. Thanks to some hard work by the Operations division, spearheaded by oceanographer ...
Wave Rider buoy in aft of ship being taken to deployment location in Cape Cod Bay

New Wave Buoy, New PORTS in Cape Cod Bay

A new, high-tech wave buoy has been deployed in Cape Cod Bay, providing valuable ocean observing data to marine commerce ...
Sunset view into Bay St. Louis, MS

Oceans in Action at Stennis Space Center

This year's Oceans in Action conference, a jointly supported Marine Technology Society (MTS) and Marine Enterprise for Technology with sponsorship ...
Researchers issue real-time forecasts of Chesapeake Bay dead zone

Researchers issue real-time forecasts of Chesapeake Bay dead zone

An experimental forecast from William & Mary’s Virginia Institute of Marine Science will soon help Chesapeake Bay anglers better plan ...
The entry gate to the schools pier

The ACT Nutrient Sensor Challenge: IOOS Program Office Checks In

On a bright and sunny July day, IOOSians met up on Solomons Island in the Chesapeake Bay to see research ...

Robotics on the Verge: CMR's Forum in Cape Cod Bay

Dr. Jim Bellingham is the Director for WHOI’s Center for Marine Robotics, whose mission is “to collaborate with industry sponsors, ...
Landscape image of Cuba at dusk, meeting inset.

IOOS and CARICOOS with National Ocean Service in Cuba

IOOS and CARICOOS joined the National Ocean Service (NOS) offices: Office of Coast Survey (OCS), Center for Operational Oceanographic Products ...
Mosaic of Ocean and Coastal Observing technology

IOOS Awards $31m for ocean observing

U.S. IOOS is proud to announce the awarding of over $31 million in grants to support ocean, coastal and Great ...
A pelican looks out over the ocean in the Marquesas Islands.

Celebrate World Ocean Day!

A pelican looks out over the ocean in the Marquesas Islands. Photo Credit: Lieutenant Rebecca Waddington, NOAA Corps It's World ...
crew stand on deck while working to deploy the environmental sample processor into the Pacific

New Biosensor Deployed ahead of HAB Season in Pacific Northwest

Deploying the Environmental Sample Processor on May 23, 2016. Photo Credit: Stephanie MooreOn Monday, a University of Washington research vessel ...
Photo of Dr. Barbara Block on seashore - All other photos © Peter Benchley Ocean Awards

Dr. Barbara Block Receives Prestigious 2016 Benchley Ocean Award

2016 PETER BENCHLEY OCEAN AWARDSThe 9th Annual Awards event weekend will take place May 20 - 22, 2016 in beautiful ...
Image of Raleigh Skyline and SECOORA Fact sheet

SECOORA Members Business Meeting: Raleigh, NC

North Carolina State University in Raleigh North Carolina played host to the SECOORA board, business, and stakeholder meeting on May ...
Community Resilience: Puerto Rico Sea Grant and CariCOOS Collaboration

Community Resilience: Puerto Rico Sea Grant and CariCOOS Collaboration

Puerto Rico Sea Grant (PRSG) has worked closely with CariCOOS to promote resiliency development in coastal communities and coastal services ...


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