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Follow Along: GERG Glider Deployment

Follow Along: GERG Glider Deployment

The Geochemical and Environmental Research Group (GERG) at Texas A&M has launched a glider to patrol the waters near the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary. The mission reports and...
Buyer Beware!

Buyer Beware!

Ocean observing equipment lost from a Texas A&M subsurface mooring located about 50 miles south of Louisiana has turned up — unfortunately it doesn’t seem like it will be coming...
Honoring Matthew K. Howard

Honoring Matthew K. Howard

In February 2018, GCOOS founding staff member Matthew K. Howard died suddenly while attending a business conference in Seattle. He was 65 years old. Matt, DMAC Manager at GCOOS, was...
Data Approved: Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System Receives NOAA/IOOS Stamp of Approval

Data Approved: Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System Receives NOAA/IOOS Stamp of Approval

When forecasters are predicting the next hurricane, rescuers are seeking information on wave heights in the Gulf or clean up crews are trying to map the direction  of the next...
Making Beach Visits Better

Making Beach Visits Better

Are you a Gulf Coast beach goer? If so, the Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System (GCOOS) wants to hear from you. GCOOS and Mississippi State University have developed...
GCAN'S webinar series event 3/27; Dr. Stephan Howden

GCAN’S webinar series event 3/27; Dr. Stephan Howden

Our next speaker in the GCAN Webinar Series is Dr. Stephan Howden, Physical Oceanographer at the University of Southern Mississippi. He will present “Autonomous monitoring of ocean acidification parameters in...
Understanding the Gulf: Request for Applications Now Open

Understanding the Gulf: Request for Applications Now Open

Following on the heels of the recent report on the Gulf of Mexico Loop Current released by the Gulf Research Program (GRP), the National Academies’ GRP has now released a...
Register Now for the GCOOS Board Members Meeting

Register Now for the GCOOS Board Members Meeting

Register now for the GCOOS Board Meeting this spring. The meeting will be held in New Orleans from 18-20 April 2018. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScMNMmpxB_oY3IzCEluIHciK03O6D39xW1nLwuV8AodKF1Pjw/viewform Please contact Jen Vreeland-Dawson by 26 March for...
Matthew K. Howard 1952-2018

Matthew K. Howard 1952-2018

Dear GCOOS Friends and Colleagues, It is with a heavy heart that I announce the unexpected death of Dr. Matthew K. Howard, Data Management and Communications Coordinator for GCOOS and...
Please join GCOOS for the GCAN's Webinar featuring Barb Kirkpatrick

Please join GCOOS for the GCAN’s Webinar featuring Barb Kirkpatrick

Please join us for GCAN’s Webinar Series Event: Dr. Barbara Kirkpatrick (Executive Director, GCOOS) “FORECASTING ‘EVERY BEACH, EVERY DAY’ TO IMPROVE PUBLIC HEALTH INFORMATION DURING KARENIA BREVIS BLOOMS” January 30,...
Call for GCOOS Board Nominations 2018

Call for GCOOS Board Nominations 2018

GCOOS’ Membership Committee is seeking nominations for the organization’s Board of Directors. We are seeking individuals interested in and committed to working within an organization dedicated to provide data, information...
1/18 Webinar: Learn more about new Loop Current report and related funding opportunities

1/18 Webinar: Learn more about new Loop Current report and related funding opportunities

The Gulf Research Program is hosting a webinar at 3 p.m. EST next Thursday, Jan. 18, to provide information about the National Academies’ new report on the Gulf of Mexico...