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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 Data Provider Highlight: Texas Coastal Ocean Observation Network (TCOON)

GCOOS Data Provider Highlight: Texas Coastal Ocean Observation Network (TCOON)

The GCOOS-Regional Association (GCOOS-RA) is publishing an ongoing series of stories about our critically important data providers to the GCOOS Data Portal and Products. These data providers are the building...
Paper Published on a Framework for a Marine Biodiversity Observing Network

Paper Published on a Framework for a Marine Biodiversity Observing Network

The most recent issue of Oceanography includes a paper by a team of marine scientists from around the nation on a framework for a Marine Biodiversity Observing Network (MBON). The...
GCOOS-RA and Gulf of Mexico Alliance (GOMA) Sign MOU

GCOOS-RA and Gulf of Mexico Alliance (GOMA) Sign MOU

In June 2014, the GCOOS-RA and GOMA signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) confirming the commitment to collaborate on issues of critical importance to the Gulf of Mexico. The MOU...
BOEM-LSU Economic Benefits of GCOOS Ocean Observing Study: Status Update

BOEM-LSU Economic Benefits of GCOOS Ocean Observing Study: Status Update

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), in partnership with the Coastal Marine Institute at Louisiana State University (LSU), has launched an economic study of the Gulf of Mexico Coastal...
New Updates to the GCOOS Data Portal

New Updates to the GCOOS Data Portal

The GCOOS Data Portal was updated in July 2014 with features to better present the assets in GCOOS. The new “Assets” page (the default landing page of the data portal...
Recommendations from GoMRI 2014 Oil Spill Conference Session, "Current and Future Ecosystem Monitoring Strategies in the Gulf of Mexico" and GCOOS Activities: A Summary

Recommendations from GoMRI 2014 Oil Spill Conference Session, “Current and Future Ecosystem Monitoring Strategies in the Gulf of Mexico” and GCOOS Activities: A Summary

At the 2014 Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference sponsored by the Gulf of Mexico Research Initiative, Drs. Rebecca Green (U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management), Alyssa Dausman (U.S. Geological...
GCOOS Posts Build-out Plan V.2.0 for a Comprehensive Gulf of Mexico Observing System

GCOOS Posts Build-out Plan V.2.0 for a Comprehensive Gulf of Mexico Observing System

Over the past 10 years, the GCOOS-RA has been working with many stakeholders. The collective expertise of these stakeholders has informed the development of a plan that includes the necessary...
GCOOS-RA Members Meet in Florida; Board Tours Key Florida Climate Prediction and Emergency Response Facilities

GCOOS-RA Members Meet in Florida; Board Tours Key Florida Climate Prediction and Emergency Response Facilities

The GCOOS-RA held its annual membership meeting in Florida’s capital city, Tallahassee, on 17 March 2014, at Florida State University’s Coastal Ocean-Atmospheric Prediction Studies (COAPS) center. The members heard presentations...
Glider Demonstration Project for Hypoxia Monitoring in the Gulf of Mexico

Glider Demonstration Project for Hypoxia Monitoring in the Gulf of Mexico

A project to demonstrate the use of gliders in monitoring hypoxia in the Northern Gulf of Mexico will be conducted during this year’s hypoxia season. The gliders will be deployed...
How GCOOS Members are Working to Help Monitor the Oil Spill in Galveston Bay, TX (March 22, 2014)

How GCOOS Members are Working to Help Monitor the Oil Spill in Galveston Bay, TX (March 22, 2014)

On March 22, 2014, the bulk carrier Summer Wind collided with a barge owned by Kirby Inland Marine that was carrying approximately 950,000 gallons of fuel oil. Enroute from Texas City...
GCOOS Data Provider Highlight:  Wave-Current-Surge Information System (WAVCIS)

GCOOS Data Provider Highlight: Wave-Current-Surge Information System (WAVCIS)

GCOOS is publishing an ongoing series of stories about our critically important data providers to the GCOOS Data Portal and Products. These data providers are the building blocks upon which...