New NASA HABs Forecasting Grant Collaboration
UCSC researchers Clarissa Anderson and Raphe Kudela and CeNCOOS staff will collaborate on a new project to advance an operational harmful algal bloom forecasting capability. The NASA-funded project will use a novel approach to blend coastal satellite and numerical model data to forecast toxic algal blooms. Learn more about the details in the project summary.
CeNCOOS 1st Annual Call for Expressions of Interest
We are excited to announce our 1st annual call for Expressions of Interest (EOI). EOI are a formal but flexible mechanism for suggesting new CeNCOOS projects and participants, and will serve as an index of expertise and interest within CeNCOOS. Proposed projects may include any activities that fit within CeNCOOS objectives and mission. Full details on the call are available here: www.cencoos.org/sections/about/EOI.shtml
CeNCOOS Stakeholder Meeting
January 13-14, 2014, the Governing Council will hold a stakeholder meeting at the USGS Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center in Santa Cruz. The agenda includes presentations on new CeNCOOS projects, the unveiling of the new data portal, and special sessions devoted to modeling, HF radar, and glider activities. Draft Agenda Register Here
"Drop a Drifter" Current Prediction Tool
A new "Drop a Drifter" current prediction tool has just been released for the California ROMS ocean model.
The web based tool allows a user to pick a point on the ocean and see where something would drift over time. Check it out!
West Coast Ocean Acidification Panel Meeting
The West Coast Ocean Acidification and Hypoxia Science Panel met for the first time November 25-26 . The Panel is charged with synthesizing the state of the science and informing public management. Several CeNCOOS PIs and Partners serve on the Panel, which is comprised of subject matter and policy experts.