GCOOS and NOAA’s National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS) are funding two new studies designed to uncover the full costs of harmful algal blooms (HABs) across numerous sectors — from tourism and seafood to industries where impacts are...
1-May-2020 10:40 AM EDT Add to Favorites
New GCOOS-Funded Radar Installations at the Mouth of the Mississippi Will Help to Protect Lives and Support the Nation’s Blue Economy
The Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System (GCOOS) joined with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the National Ocean Service (NOS), Fugro and the University of Southern Mississippi to celebrate the installation of two...
30-Aug-2019 9:50 AM EDT Add to Favorites
An undersea feature in the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary has been named in memoriam to Dr. Matthew Howard, GCOOS Data Manager and Texas A&M Oceanographer. A scholarship has also been awarded in his name.
8-Aug-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
A new study published in the peer-review journal PLoS ONE shows that citizen science volunteers using a relatively low-cost tool can help increase the size and accuracy of a red tide monitoring network to better protect public health from the...
31-Jul-2019 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites
The Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System (GCOOS) recently wrapped up its spring meeting in New Orleans, which showcased news from the Gulf ocean observing community.
15-Apr-2019 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites
Gulf Coast communities now have a new way to access coastal and ocean information about the Gulf of Mexico thanks to a new website developed by the Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System (GCOOS).
6-Feb-2019 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
New Experimental Red Tide Respiratory Forecast Will Help Public Know Their Risks When They Visit the Beach
Pinellas County residents and visitors who are susceptible to the respiratory impacts of Florida's red tide -- especially people with asthma and other chronic lung diseases -- now have a new tool that will help them know their risks before they...
3-Dec-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites
GCOOS announced that it has received official certification from the U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (U.S. IOOS®) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Certification means that GCOOS is meeting federal standards for...
26-Mar-2018 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites
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