Yearly Archives: 2015

Oʻahu HFR Surface Currents Extended

Posted October 02, 2015

A recent addition to our high-frequency radio (HFR) antenna arrays has extended the spatial coverage of Voyager’s surface currents overlay for Oʻahu beginning September 30th, 2015. This new deployment...

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New Bathymetry And Enhancements

Posted September 29, 2015

Voyager screenshot of NOAA/NGDC bathymetry (ocean depth) for Tutuila, American Samoa with white 500-ft depth contour, black coastline, and USGS land elevation shaded in green: In addition to the...

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PacIOOS is First Regional Information Coordination Entity (RICE)

Posted August 17, 2015

The U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS) certified PacIOOS as a complete and full member of the national IOOS system. PacIOOS is one of the eleven U.S. IOOS Regional...

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New Dolphin and Whale Tracks

Posted July 21, 2015

Robin Baird of Cascadia Research Collective (CRC) has provided PacIOOS with new satellite tracking data of tagged Hawaiian dolphins and whales from 2006-2012, including bottlenose dolphins (4 tracks: TtTag002-005),...

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Day/Night Indicator

Posted July 16, 2015

Voyager now provides an overlay indicating regions where it is currently day and night across the Earth. This can be turned on under Voyager’s “More…” map options in the...

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Cloud Global Imagery

Posted July 14, 2015

Voyager’s “remote sensing” > “satellite data” category now provides global cloud imagery. Previously, Voyager’s cloud overlays pulled from NOAA nowCOAST, which did not extend west or south of Hawaiʻi....

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Kwajalein Wave Run-Up Forecast

Posted June 30, 2015

Voyager now includes a new wave run-up forecast for Kwajalein Atoll in the Republic of the Marshall Islands (RMI). Developed by Martin Guiles, Doug Luther, and Mark Merrifield of...

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Digital Elevation Models (DEMs)

Posted June 18, 2015

Voyager screenshot of USGS DEM for Tutuila, American Samoa with black 100-m elevation contour: Voyager now provides access to numerous land surface digital elevation models (DEMs), which can be...

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Kwajalein Wave Run-Up Forecast

Posted June 13, 2015

Due to the successful development and implementation of the wave run-up forecast for Majuro, Marshall Islands, PacIOOS also developed a forecast for Kwajalein Atoll. The new PacIOOS wave run-up...

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HFR Surface Currents: Hilo Bay

Posted June 10, 2015

PacIOOS recently deployed new high-frequency radio (HFR) antenna arrays to estimate surface currents in and around Hilo Bay on the windward (Eastern) coast of Hawaiʻi Island (Big Island), extending...

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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.