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Job Opportunity: PacIOOS Oceanographic Technician

Posted January 11, 2022

Seize the unique opportunity to join our small but dedicated and innovative team The PacIOOS Oceanographic Technician is an exciting, full-time, entry-level position, responsible to provide technical and logistical...

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Improving Ocean Data Access for Indigenous Coastal Communities

Posted November 29, 2021

PacIOOS is collaborating with partners in the Pacific Islands, the Pacific Northwest, and Alaska to improve access to ocean data for Indigenous coastal communities through a new project funded...

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Advancing Coastal and Ocean Observing to Empower Stakeholders

Posted September 14, 2021

PacIOOS is embarking upon a new five-year cooperative agreement with the U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS) through NOAA. PacIOOS is receiving $3.08 million in competitive funding for the...

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Watershed Monitoring in Pohnpei

Posted June 25, 2021

In Pohnpei, Federated States of Micronesia, the Conservation Society of Pohnpei (CSP) has been collecting sediment data at Dausokole Bay for over ten years and continues to monitor the...

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Supporting Aquaculture at Nomilo Fishpond

Posted June 24, 2021

Kauaʻi Sea Farms is participating in PacIOOS’ Water Quality Sensor Partnership Program (WQSPP), deploying a water quality sensor for a one-year period at Nomilo Fishpond, Kauaʻi. The PacIOOS Seabird...

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New Online Tool for West Maui Predicts High Wave Flooding

Posted June 02, 2021

West Maui community members, property owners, businesses, as well as state and county officials now have a novel tool at their disposal to predict coastal flooding for the upcoming...

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Job Opportunity: PacIOOS Instrumentation Specialist

Posted January 22, 2021

****** The deadline to apply was February 12. This job posting has closed. ****** Seize the unique opportunity to join our small but dedicated and innovative team The PacIOOS...

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Regional Tsunami Model for Areas in Guam

Posted January 19, 2021

With funding support from NOAA’s National Weather Service and in partnership with the Guam Department of Homeland Security, Professor Kwok Fai Cheung, Department of Ocean and Resources Engineering at...

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Coordinated Ocean Observations and Research Act Reauthorized

Posted January 15, 2021

Congress unanimously passed the Coordinated Ocean Observations and Research Act, thereby reauthorizing the Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS®) through FY2025. Signed into law on December 31, 2020, the Act...

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Funding for Wave Buoys in Palau & Marshall Islands

Posted November 27, 2020

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is providing funding to the governments of the Republic of Palau and the Republic of the Marshall Islands to enhance disaster and climate...

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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.