NERACOOS Recognized by Sea Grant

Ru Morrison and Cassie Stymiest of NERACOOS were recognized by the Northeast Sea Grant Consortium for their work on the North East Coastal Acidification Network (NECAN) that has brought together stakeholders, managers, scientist and others to understand how ocean acidification in the Northeast -  what is known, what is not known - and the implications for the ecosystem and industry. For more information, see

Coastal Developmental Engineer Job Posting for CDIP

The Coastal Data Information Program (CDIP) at the The University California, San Diego is searching for qualified applicants for their Coastal Developmental Engineer job posting. Click here to read more.

Reauthorization of the ICOOS Act of 2009

Reauthorization of the ICOOS Act of 2009 is moving forward in both the House and the Senate. The Senate bill, S 1886 - Coordinated Ocean Monitoring and Research Act - marked up in early December. The House version, HR 2744 - Integrated Coastal and Ocean Observing Act Amendments - has 26 cosponsors. For more information on ICOOS reauthorization, click here.

SCCOOS Recruits Public To Document El Niño

SCCOOS is calling on citizens who work or live along the coast to take photos this winter to document El Nino. Julie Thomas, SCCOOS Executive Director, is particularly interested in photos taken repeatedly of the same location over time. The collection of photos and data will be added to Scripps record books and used as a predictor for the effects of future high-tide and large wave combinations, as well as sea-level rise. Click here to read the news story >

Job Opening: Oceanographic Research Instrument Associate

Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System (PacIOOS) is hiring for a full-time Oceanographic Research Instrument Associate. The position is responsible for logistical and technical support for PacIOOS oceanographic field operations, particularly their wave buoys. Deadline to apply is December 8, 2015.  Click here to read more. 

Regional Ocean Observing Systems Move Closer to National Integration

IOOS Advisory Committee meeting and the memorandum of agreement signed in St. Thomas on Tuesday, Nov 3, was featured in the St. Croix Source Newspaper. Click here to read the article.


IOOS Association at the Advisory Council Meeting

The IOOS Federal Advisory Committee is meeting November 3-4, 2016 in the U.S. Virgin Islands. Click here to read more.

HAB Briefing on the Hill

On Friday November 6, IOOS Association is co-sponsoring be a HAB Briefing on the Hill. Click here to read more.

CariCOOS' Drifter Program

CariCOOS drifters are aiding in the assessment of marine protected areas as effective fisheries restoration tools. Click here to read the full story.

2015 Fall Meeting Summary

September 2015, IOOS Association (IA) held their Annual Meeting in St. Petersburg, FL at the Fish and Wildlife Research Institute. Click here to read the meeting summary.