Category Archives: Voyager News

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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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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Coastlines Added To Voyager

Posted March 04, 2015

When overlaying certain maps in Voyager—especially those overlapping land like wind, air temperature, Doppler radar, etc.—the underlying basemaps from Google Maps can become hidden beneath them. While Voyager provides...

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Underwater Cables Layer Expanded

Posted March 03, 2015

To support coastal and ocean planning, Voyager maps some of the known submarine cables. This can be found in Voyager’s seafloor super-category filed under seafloor infrastructure where it is...

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Voyager Performance Tuning

Posted February 27, 2015

Owing to various Web performance tuning strategies, Voyager’s initial page load is now three times faster. We recently investigated this issue after several users began reporting sluggish page loads...

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Voyager Usability Improvements

Posted January 26, 2015

Based on user feedback, we have implemented several improvements to Voyager’s user interface (UI) design. We occasionally hear that the number of configurable options in some of Voyager’s map...

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Additional Satellite Datasets

Posted January 12, 2015

Voyager’s “remote sensing” > “satellite data” category now contains a few additional datasets. Voyager continues to provide daily, weekly, and monthly Advanced Very High Resolution Radiometer (AVHRR) global sea...

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ALOHA Cabled Observatory (ACO): Live Video Feed

Posted January 06, 2015

The University of Hawaiʻi’s ALOHA Cabled Observatory (ACO) is located 100 km (62 mi) north of the island of Oʻahu, Hawaiʻi in the North Pacific Ocean, approximately 1.2 km...

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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.