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. 

IOOS in Nature

Conrad Lautenbacher and Chris Ostrander from IOOS Federal Advisory Committee wrote an article celebrating PacIOOS being the first certified region.  The article  was published in Nature. Read it here >

First RA Certified

U.S. IOOS certified the first Regional Association, Pacific Islands Ocean Observing System (PacIOOS), as a complete and full member of the national IOOS system. Congratulations PacIOOS and US IOOS Program Office! Read more >

Jan Newton discusses impact of warm water "blob" as it comes into Puget Sound

Northwest Association of Networked Ocean Observing Systems (NANOOS) Executive Director Jan Newton joined scientists for a multi-agency media day at Shilshole Marina in Seattle to discuss the anomalous conditions in the Pacific Northwest, known as "the blob," and its effects on Puget Sound. 

Click here to read the news story.

Register for IOOS Association 2015 Fall Meeting

The IOOS Association Fall Meeting planning is well underway. The two-day meeting will be held September 15-16, 2015, in St. Petersburg, Florida. Please register for the meeting today and book your hotel.

Click here to access meeting website.