IOOS Association is a national nonprofit organization established to advance U.S. IOOS and the national coastal observation information needs. Working with the 11 Regional Associations, U.S. IOOS Program Office, NOAA federal agencies, and other partners, the Association fosters communication across the program, strengthens intra-regional relationships, and promotes integration and coordination.
IOOS Association brings together Federal and non-Federal partners to support national the national system.
IOOS Association promotes the integration of the regional system into the national network to enhance observational and predictive abilities.
IOOS Association communicates about the importance of coastal observing.