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Remarkable Wave Buoy Recovery 800 Nautical Miles at Sea

Posted January 31, 2019

The U.S. Coast Guard recovered a drifting PacIOOS wave buoy 800 nautical miles (NM) offshore from its original location off Tanapag, Saipan, in December 2018. The buoy broke free...

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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.