NOAA’s Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS) intends to support eleven Regional Associations to operate ocean observing systems during the five year period 2016-2021. Like the previous five-year award, the IOOS FFO presents a great opportunity for our region to develop and maintain observing systems and conduct science that supports people and decision-making. The 2011-...READ MORE
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 observations between Newport, OR, and Monterey Bay, CA; an area that has been identified in many California Current plans as a key sampling location.
A new Harmful Algal Bloom model for California provides forecasts of HAB events one to three days into the future. Forecasts are available for Pseudo-nitzschia and Domoic Acid (the biotoxin Pseudo-nitzschia releases).READ MORE
Check out the latest CeNCOOS newsletter...
Call for Expressions of Interest
CeNCOOS 5-year Strategic Plan Available
HAB Modeling Update
Report Stranded Marine Mammals on JellyWatch!
CeNCOOS Expert Discusses California Ocean Acidification
New CeNCOOS Director Hired
A Message From Outgoing CeNCOOS Director...
To assist with the crowdsourcing of marine mammal strandings UCSC and CeNCOOS have partnered with JellyWatch. JellyWatch is a website and mobile app that allows users to report sightings of a variety of marine organisms. For our harmful algal bloom (HAB) modeling project, a new category is available on the sightings list for mammal observations!
Mariners and the public on the West Coast can now use an iPad™ and iPhone™ to help decrease the risk to whales from ship strikes. Whale Alert, a free app, has been updated to provide mariners in the Pacific with the most current information available about whale movements and conservation initiatives.