Yearly Archives: 2017


Supporting Coral Reef Conservation at Palmyra Atoll

Posted October 30, 2017

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), with the help of Dr. Jennifer E. Smith from Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UCSD, successfully deployed one of PacIOOS’ nearshore water quality...

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Voyager area statistics tool: GOES-POES SST

New Voyager Area Statistics Tool

Posted October 17, 2017

Voyager now provides a utility for computing statistics over a user-selected area for gridded datasets, including satellite data, forecasts (weather, surf, tide, ocean), bathymetry, and land elevation. This tool...

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Voyager MUR v4.1 1-km SST screenshot: Pacific-wide

MUR Replaces G1SST Blended Sea Surface Temperatures

Posted October 17, 2017

Voyager and Voyager Mobile now offer Multi-scale Ultra-high Resolution (MUR) sea surface temperatures (v4.1). These global, near real-time, satellite-derived data sets are available at daily and monthly time spans...

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The Nature Conservancy Hawai‘i Program New PacIOOS Partner

Posted September 30, 2017

We are excited to welcome The Nature Conservancy’s Hawaiʻi Program (The Conservancy) as our newest PacIOOS Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) partner. The Conservancy is a private non-profit conservation organization...

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Ocean Technology Transition Project Funding

Posted September 28, 2017

The University of California Santa Cruz along with the University of Hawaiʻi and Rutgers University are collaborating with CeNCOOS, MARACOOS, and PacIOOS on a 3-year project to advance the...

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Water Quality Monitoring in Kewalo Basin

Posted September 25, 2017

As part of the PacIOOS Water Quality Sensor Partnership Program, the Friends of Kewalos (FOK) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to receive a PacIOOS nearshore sensor for one-year....

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Year 2 Funding for PacIOOS

Posted August 20, 2017

For the second year of a five-year cooperative agreement with NOAA’s Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS), PacIOOS received a total of $2.32 million in competitive grant funding. This year’s...

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$500K to Enhance Coastal Resilience in West Maui

Posted July 14, 2017

NOAA’s Regional Coastal Resilience Grants Program will award PacIOOS with $500K to develop a high-resolution, real-time wave run-up forecast and notification system for West Maui’s coastline. PacIOOS will also...

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New Wave Buoy off Pearl Harbor

Posted June 10, 2017

PacIOOS deployed a new wave buoy near the entrance to Pearl Harbor, Hawaiʻi, approximately 1.5 miles offshore at the beginning of June. The wave buoy provides accurate information on...

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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.