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Animal Telemetry Network

Movements of marine animals are a fundamental element of ocean ecosystem dynamics. Telemetry, the use of electronic tag technology to study animal movement, is a critical tool for the biological ...
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Coastal and Ocean Modeling Testbed

Coastal waters and lowlands of the U.S. are threatened by climate change, sea-level rise, flooding, oxygen depleted “dead zones”, oil spills and unforeseen disasters. With funding from the IOOS Program ...
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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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IOOS Site Survey

User Survey Welcome! This survey is designed to measure your level of satisfaction with NOAA's IOOS website. It consists of 12 questions and should take approximately five minutes to complete ...
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Marine Biodiversity Observation Network (MBON)

Biodiversity is critical from the perspective of ecosystem services such as food, oxygen, and socio-economic benefits that support human livelihoods. The , which concluded in 2010, greatly enhanced our understanding ...
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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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Ocean Enterprise Studies

Why this study? The Ocean Enterprise business cluster comprises New Blue Economy businesses that support ocean measurement, observation and forecasting. These businesses supply technology to generate ocean data or work ...
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Ocean Technology Transition

LATEST NEWS Mission: The IOOS Ocean Technology Transition program sponsors the transition of emerging marine observing technologies, for which there is an existing operational requirement and a demonstrated commitment to ...
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Quality Assurance / Quality Control of Real Time O...

New Paper Released:As part of the U.S. IOOS Data Management and Cyberinfrastructure (DMAC) core services, the U.S. IOOS Program Office has issued "". The paper considers the applicability of real-time ...
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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 ...
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News

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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DOE and NOAA Announce Winners of Ocean Observing P...

Team Wave Powered Oceanographic Gliders tests their early-stage prototype at the Naval Surface Warfare Center’s facility in Carderock, Maryland. Credit: NREL The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the National Oceanic ...
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GOOS BioEco Portal launched!

GOOS is delighted to launch the - an online platform that provides information on the sustained ocean observing programs which deliver information about the health of marine life. “We now ...
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Hidden Diversity: Researcher describes four new sp...

UC Santa Barbara’s Thomas Turner has published a paper in the journal Zootaxa describing four new species of sponges. These novel specimens weren’t dredged from the murky depths or found ...
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Infrastructure Law to fund National observing prio...

Sunrise on a Florida Beach by Becca Cheney / Wikimedia Commons / This month, U.S. Commerce Secretary Gina M. Raimondo announced funding opportunities from NOAA's $2.96 billion in funds to ...
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New Marine Life projects support conservation, hea...

Credit: Jeff Hester / Ocean Image Bank On behalf of the , NOAA and partner agencies, including , the , and the have awarded several new proposals that: Build upon ...
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NOAA awards $18.9M for harmful algal bloom researc...

Cyanobacteria shares some properties with algae and are found naturally in lakes, streams, ponds and other surface waters. (EPA) NOAA is announcing $18.9 million in funding for harmful algal bloom ...
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The 2022 Vembu Subramanian Awardees

Three awardees have been identified as recipients of the 2022 Vembu Subramanian Award and have been informed of their success. After accepting the evaluation of applications by its Review Panel, ...
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General Pages

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 Newsletter - 1 December ...

The Eyes on the Ocean™ Newsletter 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 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 ...
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