Category Archives: PacIOOS Updates


New Pelekane Bay Water Quality Buoy

Posted March 09, 2018

PacIOOS deployed a new water quality buoy in Pelekane Bay, on the west side of Hawaiʻi Island. The new buoy collects salinity, temperature, turbidity, dissolved oxygen, and chlorophyll measurements...

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Surfline New PacIOOS Partner

Posted January 20, 2018

Surfline/Wavetrak Inc. joins PacIOOS as a regional MOA partner. For over 30 years, Surfline/Wavetrak Inc. has connected people with the ocean. Starting with surfers and since expanding to offshore...

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Hawai‘i Sea Level Rise Viewer

Posted January 19, 2018

PacIOOS developed the Hawaiʻi Sea Level Rise Viewer as a companion to support the State of Hawaiʻi Sea Level Rise Vulnerability and Adaptation Report. The viewer provides easy access...

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PacIOOS 5-Year Strategic Framework

Posted January 18, 2018

The Governing Council has approved the new PacIOOS 5-year Strategic Framework. The document will provide PacIOOS staff, researchers, existing partners, potential collaborators, and funders with insight into PacIOOS’ desired...

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Trilogy Excursions New PacIOOS Partner

Posted January 15, 2018

Trilogy Excursions is our newest Hawaiʻi MOA partner. Since its start in 1973, Trilogy Excursions has been operating premium sailing catamaran tours on Maui and Lānaʻi. Family owned and...

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Division of Aquatic Resources New PacIOOS Partner

Posted November 10, 2017

PacIOOS is pleased to welcome the State of Hawaiʻi, Department of Land and Natural Resources, Division of Aquatic Resources as the newest addition to our Memorandum of Agreement (MOA)...

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Governing Council Meeting 2017

Posted November 03, 2017

PacIOOS Governing Council members came together at the beginning of November for the annual Governing Council meeting in Honolulu. Members participated in the 10-Year Anniversary Sail to visit ocean...

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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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Monitoring Temperature Spikes in American Samoa

Posted October 23, 2017

The PacIOOS wave buoy off Aunu’u in American Samoa has been recording sporadic but distinct sea surface temperature spikes. To further investigate the origin, local authorities, including the American...

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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.