Yearly Archives: 2016


Land-based Receivers to Track Sharks

Posted July 26, 2016

Under the supervision of Dr. Kim Holland, the Shark Research Group from the Hawaiʻi Institute of Marine Biology continues to tag sharks in waters off Hawaiʻi to collect valuable...

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Palau Office of Climate Change New PacIOOS Partner

Posted July 05, 2016

PacIOOS is excited to welcome a new Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) partner. The Office of Climate Change’s mission is to enhance Palau’s resilience to the impacts of climate change...

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Continued Funding for PacIOOS

Posted June 23, 2016

PacIOOS was awarded more than $2.75 million in competitive grant funding through NOAA’s Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS). The funding is for the first year of a five-year cooperative...

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Training Workshop on Ocean Observations & Data Applications

Posted May 27, 2016

To continue the progress gained at last year’s Data Buoy Cooperation Panel (DBCP) workshop (PI-1), more than 30 attendees gathered in Noumea, New Caledonia, to further discussion ocean observations...

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Tiger Shark Study Reveals Findings

Posted May 19, 2016

Shark researchers Dr. Carl Meyer, Dr. Kim Holland and their student team from the Hawai’i Institute of Marine Biology (HIMB) at the University of Hawai’i completed a study to...

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Majuro Wave Buoy Now Back Online

Posted May 07, 2016

The PacIOOS wave buoy off Majuro, Marshall Islands, was successfully redeployed this month. The buoy was sent to sea with blessings from our partners, including the National Weather Service...

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Mauka to Makai Ocean Expo

Posted April 12, 2016

PacIOOS participated in the annual Mauka to Makai Expo at the Waikīkī Aquarium, sponsored by the State of Hawaiʻi Department of Health Clean Water Branch and the City and...

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Ocean Sciences Meeting ’16

Posted March 26, 2016

Multiple PacIOOS Co-Investigators presented their research at the 2016 Ocean Sciences Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana. Dr. Kim Holland, researcher and lead of the Hawai’i Institute of Marine Biology...

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PacIOOS Executive Committee Meeting

Posted March 25, 2016

The Executive Committee of PacIOOS’ Governing Council held its annual meeting this past month in Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia (FSM). U.S. IOOS Program Director, Zdenka Willis, U.S. IOOS...

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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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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.