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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...
Texas A&M & the University of Haifa to Establish Mediterranean Observatory

Texas A&M & the University of Haifa to Establish Mediterranean Observatory

Texas A&M University and the University of Haifa have announced plans to establish a major Mediterranean observatory to capitalize on the oceanographic and atmospheric strengths of the two institutions and...
New NSF-Funded Project Will Help Ensure Data Quality and Sharing in the Gulf of Mexico and Beyond

New NSF-Funded Project Will Help Ensure Data Quality and Sharing in the Gulf of Mexico and Beyond

On any given day, there are some 1,900 sensors collecting data about the Gulf of Mexico and many thousands more outside the region, feeding it back to researchers throughout the...
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...
GCOOS-RA Staff and Partners Help Students Celebrate Earth Day in the Gulf of Mexico

GCOOS-RA Staff and Partners Help Students Celebrate Earth Day in the Gulf of Mexico

  GCOOS-RA staff and partners helped students celebrate Earth Day 2015 throughout the Gulf of Mexico. Read more about two of these educational and fun events below. Learning to Make...
U.S. and Mexican Scientists Improving Research and Response Collaborations in the Gulf of Mexico

U.S. and Mexican Scientists Improving Research and Response Collaborations in the Gulf of Mexico

International partnership highlights shared goal of moving Gulf science beyond political boundaries The Gulf of Mexico is the world’s ninth largest body of water and is bounded by five U.S....
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...
Joint Industry Programme Provides Scientific Information and Funding on Sound and Marine Life

Joint Industry Programme Provides Scientific Information and Funding on Sound and Marine Life

In this article, the  Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System Regional Association (GCOOS-RA) highlights a joint oil and gas industry program that provides scientific research and funding on sound...