Monthly Archives: February 2016


PacIOOS Ocean Observing and Forecasting Tools in Action

Posted February 26, 2016

Two very large north swells generated exceptionally high waves across the Hawaiian Islands. The wave buoy off Waimea Bay measured 27.8 ft significant wave height on Monday, February 21st...

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Scuba Diving excursion to Black Rock. Seascapes Workshop. Maui, Hawaiʻi. March 16-22, 2014

Monitoring Sediment Dynamics Off Lānaʻi

Posted February 05, 2016

Conservation International Hawaiʻi, University of Hawaiʻi researchers, local community leaders from the Maunalei Community Managed Makai Area, and PacIOOS all contributed to a study called, “Understanding Reef Flat Sediment...

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Paper Published on Surface Current Observations after Tsunami

Posted February 03, 2016

Lead author Lindsey Benjamin, along with other PacIOOS-affiliated researchers from the University of Hawaiʻi, recently published in the Journal of Geophysical Research “The 2011 Tohoku tsunami south of Oahu:...

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PacIOOS Announces New Director

Posted February 01, 2016

Congratulations to Melissa Iwamoto on her promotion to Director of PacIOOS. Melissa has been an integral part of the PacIOOS program over the past four years and served as...

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Did you know?

PacIOOS is the first regional association that was certified as a Regional Information Coordination Entity (RICE) by the U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS). Certification provides NOAA and its interagency partners a means to verify that a regional association’s organizational and operational practices, including data management, meet recognized and established standards set by NOAA.