Tag Archives: IOOS

[News and Events] Happy holidays from the West Coast Ocean Data Network

Hello West Coast Ocean Data Network, I hope everyone is staying safe and warm as storms batter our coast! As we wrap up the year there are a lot of accomplishments that we can look back on. From the amazing oceanographic data products created by our Sea Grant Fellow Laura Lilly, to our Network meeting in November, and the launch of the data visualization tools now in the Portal – it has been a big year for the West Coast Ocean Data Network and that Continue reading →

[Data Contributor] California Sea Grant Fellow Laura Lilly bridges gaps in Ocean Observing

This article was originally posted at the SCCOOS Website.  Laura Lilly’s, California Sea Grant State Fellowship was developed out of a partnership between the West Coast Ocean Observing System Regional Associations (Southern California Coastal Ocean Observing System (SCCOOS), Central and Northern California Ocean Observing System (CeNCOOS), Northwest Association of Networked Ocean Observing Systems (NANOOS)) and the West Coast Governors Alliance on Ocean Health (WCGA). The scope of her fellowship has involved connecting oceanographic data from the OOS RAs to West Coast managers and stakeholders through the WCGA Continue reading →

Data Update: New data sources from IOOS and Data.gov

We are excited to announce that the West Coast Ocean Data Portal includes new records harvested from our IOOS and Data.gov partner catalogs! These contributions greatly increase the oceanographic and biological data resources available for discovery and use in West Coast ocean management, planning, and policy development. The IOOS resources include data from SCCOOS, CeNCOOS, and NANOOS and represent California and West Coast resources that highlight ocean currents, sea surface temperatures, ocean acidification assets, and many others. Much of this work was spearheaded by the joint WCGA Continue reading →

[Contributor] Meet Jennifer Patterson, CeNCOOS

Jennifer Patterson is the Information Manager for the Central and Northern California Ocean Observing System (CeNCOOS).  She serves on the WCODP Action Coordination Team and Data Working Group contributing insights into the relevancy and integration of IOOS oceanographic data.  Time varying ocean data sets such as pH, oxygen, temperature, and currents have been identified as priority data sets for the WCGA WCODP. These data are largely collected and served by regional ocean observing systems, such as CeNCOOS, and Jennifer and her west coast counterparts at Continue reading →