Monthly Archives: September 2016

PacIOOS Voyager: Papahanaumokuakea new boundary (2016-08-26)

Papahānaumokuākea Expansion

Posted September 26, 2016

On August 26, President Obama signed a proclamation expanding the Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument from 139,797 mi2 (362,073 km2) to 582,578 mi2 (1,508,870 km2). This extended the monument boundary...

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More Dolphin and Whale Tracks in Voyager

Posted September 19, 2016

Cascadia Research Collective (CRC) researcher Robin Baird has provided PacIOOS with additional satellite tracking data of tagged Hawaiian dolphins and whales. Spanning 2013-2014 for the islands of Kauaʻi and...

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Tropical Storm Madeline and Hurricane Lester

Posted September 01, 2016

**Update: The State of Hawaiʻi is no longer under Hurricane Watch.** Tropical Storm Madeline has weakened and is projected to move away from the main Hawaiian Islands. Hurricane Lester...

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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.