Category Archives: Voyager News

Ocean Acidification Monitoring: CO2 Buoys

Posted July 11, 2014

Fundamental changes in sea water chemistry are occurring throughout the world’s oceans. Humankind’s industrial and agricultural activities have increased the amount of CO2 in the atmosphere. Some of this...

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Voyager Overlays Now Searchable

Posted May 30, 2014

With hundreds of possible overlays now available through PacIOOS Voyager, having a search capability is frequently requested and long overdue. We are proud to announce a new search box...

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Near Real-Time USGS Rain and Stream Gauges

Posted May 09, 2014

Voyager’s “water resources” category now includes near real-time measurements for rain gauges and stream gauges across Hawaiʻi managed by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) National Water Information System (NWIS)....

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New Ocean Glider Visualizations

Posted April 29, 2014

PacIOOS Voyager now provides a variety of new data visualization and animation capabilities for viewing trajectories of ocean glider measurements. Ocean gliders are small, free-swimming, unmanned vehicles that can...

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Maui Coastal Water Quality Monitoring

Posted April 11, 2014

Voyager’s “water quality” category now includes an overlay of coastal water quality measurements sampled by a network of citizen science volunteers on the island of Maui in the State...

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Hawaiʻi Whale Tracking

Posted April 01, 2014

Robin Baird of Cascadia Research Collective (CRC) has provided PacIOOS with satellite tracking of several tagged Hawaiian whales from 2006-2011, including false killer whales (22 individuals), pygmy killer whales...

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Two Voyager Posters At Ocean Sciences Meeting

Posted February 26, 2014

PacIOOS Voyager is featured on the following two poster presentations during this week’s Ocean Sciences Meeting at the Honolulu Convention Center. Stop by and say aloha! We’d love to...

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Regional Ocean Models Updated, Samoa Added

Posted February 18, 2014

Voyager now includes a new high resolution regional ocean model for the Samoa region. This Regional Ocean Modeling System (ROMS) mesoscale numerical ocean prediction model provides 7-day, 3-hourly forecasts...

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Voyager Provides Several New Map Styles

Posted January 10, 2014

Version 3 of the Google Maps API introduced the ability to apply custom map styles. Voyager now leverages this feature to provide a suite of alternative map styles, which...

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Measurement Tools Now Saved In URL

Posted January 07, 2014

When clicking on Voyager’s “link” or “save image” buttons to save your existing map settings and overlays, all measurement tools displayed in the map are now preserved as well....

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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.