Monthly Archives: April 2020


Tiger Sharks Serve as Mobile Oceanographers

Posted April 27, 2020

Researchers have been tagging sharks for decades to learn about their habits and migration patterns. In recent years, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa researchers have tapped tiger sharks to...

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Providing Critical Coastal and Ocean Data to Pacific Islands Amidst Global Pandemic

Posted April 22, 2020

Hawaiʻi and other Pacific Islands highly depend on the delivery of goods transported by sea. In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, it is critical to keep marine transportation,...

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Virtual Executive Committee Meeting

Posted April 17, 2020

Members of the PacIOOS Governing Council Executive Committee met remotely for their annual meeting via video conferencing due to the ongoing global pandemic. In an abbreviated format, members learned...

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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.