Monthly Archives: October 2017


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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Updated Turbidity Plume Forecast

Posted October 26, 2017

A revised version of the PacIOOS Turbidity Plume Forecast for the Ala Wai Canal, Oʻahu, is now live. The updated visualization features interactive controls to play, replay, and forward...

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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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News GC Elections 2017

Governing Council Member Elections 2017

Posted October 20, 2017

PacIOOS is pleased to welcome the newest regional members on the Governing Council, Dr. Carlos Villacis, Director of Applied Science at the Pacific Disaster Center, and Tom Smith, Senior...

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Voyager area statistics tool: GOES-POES SST

New Voyager Area Statistics Tool

Posted October 17, 2017

Voyager now provides a utility for computing statistics over a user-selected area for gridded datasets, including satellite data, forecasts (weather, surf, tide, ocean), bathymetry, and land elevation. This tool...

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Voyager MUR v4.1 1-km SST screenshot: Pacific-wide

MUR Replaces G1SST Blended Sea Surface Temperatures

Posted October 17, 2017

Voyager and Voyager Mobile now offer Multi-scale Ultra-high Resolution (MUR) sea surface temperatures (v4.1). These global, near real-time, satellite-derived data sets are available at daily and monthly time spans...

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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.