Welcome to our new website! The legacy website will be available until March 30, 2015. Legacy Site

Project Spotlight

CeNCOOS announces the start of a new project to continuously monitor subsurface ocean conditions along a 300km track line off Trinidad Head. These measurements fill an important gap in oceanographic...

Project Spotlight
New ocean acidification sensors were recently deployed at Hog Island Oyster Company in a project to test newly developed sensors in partnership with shellfish...
People Spotlight
Welcome new CeNCOOS director, David Anderson of NOAA's National Climatic Data Center.

Central and Northern California Ocean Observing System

The Central and Northern California Ocean Observing System (CeNCOOS) is a collaborative that enables sustained and coordinated measurements, model nowcasts and forecasts, and integrated products to inform decisions about our regional ocean.