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Register Now: Gulf Animal Telemetry Network Workshop

Register Now: Gulf Animal Telemetry Network Workshop

GCOOS is hosting the next workshop of the IOOS Animal Telemetry Network (ATN) Jan 23-24 in New Orleans. The workshop title is “Identifying regional stakeholder needs and priorities for animal...
Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System Receives Second Place Gulf Guardian Award

Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System Receives Second Place Gulf Guardian Award

The Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System (GCOOS) was recognized recently by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Gulf of Mexico Program for developing a unique platform that enables citizen...
Registration Reminder: ATN Workshop January 2018

Registration Reminder: ATN Workshop January 2018

REGISTRATION REMINDER!! ATN Workshop, Jan 23-24, 2018, New Orleans Room List Deadline: DECEMBER 22, 2017 The IOOS/GCOOS-RA Sponsored Animal Telemetry Network Workshop will be held at the Hilton Double Tree...
GCOOS Partner Presents at Law University’s Wetlands Workshop

GCOOS Partner Presents at Law University’s Wetlands Workshop

The status and conservation of reefs, mangroves and seagrasses was a key subject of the fifth annual Wetlands Workshop sponsored by the Environmental Law Institute and Stetson University College of...
GCOOS Meeting Cancelled: The GCOOS Members Meeting in Mobile scheduled for Oct. 12 has been cancelled due to complications from Hurricane Nate. We’ll keep you posted on our spring meeting date.

GCOOS Meeting Cancelled: The GCOOS Members Meeting in Mobile scheduled for Oct. 12 has been cancelled due to complications from Hurricane Nate. We’ll keep you posted on our spring meeting date.

We regret the short notice but we are cancelling the member’s meeting scheduled for October 12th from 11 am to 5 pm. A variety of events have occurred (Hurricane Nate...
Helping Communities Weather the Storms

Helping Communities Weather the Storms

Ocean Observing System Plays Critical Role in Hurricane Prediction, Tracking With direct hits from Harvey and Irma, the Gulf states have certainly felt the impact from these record-breaking storms and...
Hurricane Season Runs Through November

Hurricane Season Runs Through November

Wondering what the latest news is on the latest hurricane or other extreme weather events in the Gulf of Mexico? The Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System (GCOOS) now...
Ocean Observing Satellites Help Explain Harvey’s Rapid Intensification

Ocean Observing Satellites Help Explain Harvey’s Rapid Intensification

By GCOOS Members Nan Walker and Alaric Haag (LSU Earth Scan Laboratory, Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences, College of the Coast and Environment) and Bob Leben (Colorado Center for...
Hurricane Harvey and its Aftermath

Hurricane Harvey and its Aftermath

Hurricane Harvey is breaking records for rainfall and displacing thousands of Texas residents. Ocean observations from GCOOS contributors are helping us understand how the storm grew so intense so quickly;...
New Funding for High Frequency Radar Sites at the Mouth of the Mississippi Will Help Make Gulf Safer

New Funding for High Frequency Radar Sites at the Mouth of the Mississippi Will Help Make Gulf Safer

Call for Subcontractor Proposals Now Open The Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System is pleased to announce that it has received $450,000 to support the installation of two new...
National Hurricane Center Follows Developing System off Yucatan Peninsula

National Hurricane Center Follows Developing System off Yucatan Peninsula

6:15 AM 16-June-2017 The National Hurricane Center anticipates that an area of low pressure will form in the southern Gulf of Mexico over the next 5 days. http://www.nhc.noaa.gov/gtwo.php?basin=atlc&fdays=5 Although the...
GCOOS Showcases Their Products in Mississippi

GCOOS Showcases Their Products in Mississippi

This month we had the pleasure of showcasing GCOOS during the MSET Technology Showcase and Crawfish boil held in conjunction with the Naval Oceanography Unmanned Systems Operational Demonstration on June...