Yearly Archives: 2018

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Job Opportunity: PacIOOS Operations Coordinator

Posted October 30, 2018

Seize the unique opportunity to join our small but dedicated and innovative team The PacIOOS Operations Coordinator is a new full-time, exciting position responsible for the coordination and management...

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New PacIOOS Governing Council Members

Posted October 28, 2018

PacIOOS welcomes all newly elected Governing Council members! Eli Cabrera from the Bureau of Environmental and Coastal Quality in Saipan will serve as the representative for the Commonwealth of...

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Super Typhoon Yutu Rages Through Mariana Islands

Posted October 26, 2018

With sustained winds of 178 mph, Super Typhoon Yutu is the strongest storm to ever hit a U.S. territory. Tinian in the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI)...

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Follow Me: New Tiger Shark Tracks Available

Posted October 23, 2018

PacIOOS now provides tracks from four new tiger sharks that were recently equipped with satellite tags off Kāneʻohe Bay by researchers from the Hawaiʻi Institute of Marine Biology (HIMB)....

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Water Quality Nearshore Sensor in Maunalua Bay Deployed

Posted September 27, 2018

Mālama Maunalua and PacIOOS jointly deployed a nearshore sensor off Waiʻalae Beach Park, located towards the west side of Maunalua Bay, Oʻahu. The water quality sensor is part of...

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Hui O Ka Wai Ola Water Quality Data

Posted September 24, 2018

Voyager’s “water quality” category now includes an additional overlay of coastal water quality measurements sampled by a network of water quality champions known as Hui O Ka Wai Ola...

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Storm Season in the Pacific

Posted September 20, 2018

It has been a turbulent season for the Pacific Islands region. This month, Typhoon Mangkhut approached the Northern Mariana Islands and Guam as a category 2-equivalent with one-minute sustained...

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All IOOS Regional Networks Now NOAA-certified

Posted August 29, 2018

The U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS) along with its eleven regional associations (RAs) reached an important milestone this month: All regional observing systems are now certified by NOAA...

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Continued Funding for PacIOOS

Posted July 28, 2018

PacIOOS received $2.65 million in competitive grant funding in its third year of a five-year cooperative agreement with the U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS). PacIOOS will build on...

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Lānaʻi Southwest Wave Buoy Now Online

Posted June 25, 2018

PacIOOS deployed a new wave buoy Southwest of Lānaʻi in mid-June. Real-time information on wave height, period, and direction, as well as sea surface temperature are freely accessible online...

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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.