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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...
Every Day is World Oceans Day for U.S. Coastal Ocean Observing Systems

Every Day is World Oceans Day for U.S. Coastal Ocean Observing Systems

Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System Provides Benefits for Coastal Communities 24/7 Today, on June 8, ocean lovers worldwide are coming together to celebrate the world’s oceans and recognize...
June is National Oceans Month

June is National Oceans Month

From the Whitehouse Press Office President Donald J. Trump Proclaims June 2017 as National Ocean Month NATIONAL OCEAN MONTH, 2017 – – – – – – – BY THE PRESIDENT...
GCOOS thanks Dr. Xinping Hu for his Webinar presentation

GCOOS thanks Dr. Xinping Hu for his Webinar presentation

The Gulf of Mexico Coastal Acidification Network (G-CAN) Webinar Series Presented: Dr. Xinping Hu, Department of Physical and Environmental Sciences at Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi “Estuarine Acidification A Subtropical...
GCOOS Members Leading the Way in Creating Ocean Technology Education Opportunities

GCOOS Members Leading the Way in Creating Ocean Technology Education Opportunities

With 15 ports, major shipbuilders, coastal tourism and substantial fisheries, Mississippi’s “blue economy” contributes billions of dollars to the state’s annual revenues. While these maritime industries dominate the state’s economy...