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Journal Commentary Calls for Dedicated Funding for Gulf Ocean Observing Tools in Wake of DWH Settlement

Journal Commentary Calls for Dedicated Funding for Gulf Ocean Observing Tools in Wake of DWH Settlement

In April, a U.S. District Court approved a $20 billion civil settlement for the deadly 2010 Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill. Now, a new commentary in the peer-reviewed Marine Technology Society...
Red Tide Forecasting in the Gulf of Mexico on Every Beach, Every Day?  Soon There Will be an App for That

Red Tide Forecasting in the Gulf of Mexico on Every Beach, Every Day? Soon There Will be an App for That

Red tides caused by Karenia brevis (K. brevis) in the Gulf of Mexico can have a devastating effect on coastal communities, where severe blooms can cause millions of dollars in...
Gulf's Coastal Observing System Now Part of National Weather-Ready Initiative

Gulf’s Coastal Observing System Now Part of National Weather-Ready Initiative

The Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System (GCOOS) is now a member of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Weather-Ready Nation Ambassador™ initiative. This NOAA initiative recognizes partners that...
New Plan Lays Framework for Gulf-Wide Observing and Warning System for Red Tides

New Plan Lays Framework for Gulf-Wide Observing and Warning System for Red Tides

GCOOS plan outlines strategies, funding priorities to help protect coastal residents and marine life from the effects of toxic blooms The Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System Regional Association...
GCOOS Partnership Provides Environmental Intelligence for Critical Regional and National Issues

GCOOS Partnership Provides Environmental Intelligence for Critical Regional and National Issues

The Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System (GCOOS) partnership has a 10-year history as an operational system providing near-real time environmental intelligence from 1900 sensors on 319 stations necessary...
Just in Time for Hurricane Season: New Gulf Monitoring Stations Enhance Resilience and Improve Navigation Safety

Just in Time for Hurricane Season: New Gulf Monitoring Stations Enhance Resilience and Improve Navigation Safety

As the Gulf of Mexico enters its 2015 hurricane season, two federal-state/local partnerships have installed new, and enhanced existing, monitoring stations that provide real-time environmental intelligence with highly accurate water...
Five Years After the Deepwater Horizon, Are Gulf States Prepared  for the Next Oil Disaster?

Five Years After the Deepwater Horizon, Are Gulf States Prepared for the Next Oil Disaster?

Critical tools needed for response are still lacking, ocean experts say Today marks the five-year anniversary of the worst man-made environmental disaster in the Gulf of Mexico: the explosion of...
Florida Expert Briefs Congressional Members on the Many Public Health and Safety Benefits of the U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS)

Florida Expert Briefs Congressional Members on the Many Public Health and Safety Benefits of the U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS)

On 26 February 2015, Andrew Reich, Program Coordinator of the Aquatic Toxins Disease Prevention Program – Public Health Section at the Florida Department of Health, participated in a Congressional Briefing...
GCOOS-RA Partners Hold Glider Webinar

GCOOS-RA Partners Hold Glider Webinar

On 10 February 2015, the Gulf Glider Task Team of the Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System Regional Association (GCOOS-RA) held a webinar on the benefits of using Autonomous...
VIIRS Sensor Views Gulf of Mexico’s Newest Warm Core Eddy and “Lights at Night” from the Earth Scan Laboratory at LSU

VIIRS Sensor Views Gulf of Mexico’s Newest Warm Core Eddy and “Lights at Night” from the Earth Scan Laboratory at LSU

VIIRS Sensor Views Gulf of Mexico’s Newest Warm Core Eddy and “Lights at Night” from the Earth Scan Laboratory at LSU Dr. Nan Walker’s Earth Scan Laboratory (ESL) at Louisiana...
TCEQ Commissioner Announces Gulf Coast Centers of Excellence Consortia

TCEQ Commissioner Announces Gulf Coast Centers of Excellence Consortia

Press Release from TQEC Friday, 16 January 2015 TCEQ Commissioner Toby Baker today announced the selection of two consortia to establish Centers of Excellence in Texas as part of the...
National Hurricane Museum and Science Center (NHMSC) Receives Gifts Totaling $1 Million from StateFarm® and Entergy®

National Hurricane Museum and Science Center (NHMSC) Receives Gifts Totaling $1 Million from StateFarm® and Entergy®

(Press Release reprinted from NHMSC) Two $500,000 gifts bring dream of national museum two giant steps closer to reality Lake Charles, La.: 2 December 2014 – Entergy and State Farm...