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Director's Corner CeNCOOS Winter Meeting December 5th and 6th in Moss Landing October Governing Council Call Minutes 2016 Experssion of Interest Update Connecting the Dots on Ocean Acidification
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Cal Poly Assistant Professor Ryan Walter discusses impacts of prolonged warm water on seagrass in central California and local efforts to assess marine ecosystem changes.  This year’s El Niño is among the strongest ever recorded. Combined with the “warm blob” persisting throughout the northeast Pacific Ocean, the last two years have...

CeNCOOS will be holding the annual election for its Governing Council (GC) in mid-September 2015. We are actively soliciting nominations for five vacant seats and encourage you to consider nominating yourself or a colleague for a position on the Council.

The New York Times, as part of the "California Matters" series, posted a video exploring our science-industry partnership to monitor ocean acidification and water quality in Tomales Bay.
What do Great White shark sightings near Santa Cruz, a toxic algae bloom from Santa Barbara to Seattle and the collapse of the salmon fishery have in common? They might all trace to a persistent blob of warm water that has been clinging to the west coast since last year, according to research conducted by NOAA and others.
Welcome new CeNCOOS director, David Anderson of NOAA's National Climatic Data Center.

Francisco Chavez (P.I. and Executive Committee) has been elected to the 2014 class of American Geophysical Union Fellows. Only 0.1% of the AGU members become fellows, and nominees must have a major breakthrough or discovery, paradigm shift, or sustained impact attributed to them to meet the primary criteria for consideration. Congratulations to Francisco!

We would like to congratulate CeNCOOS PI and Executive Committee member Francisco Chavez on winning the 2014 Ed Ricketts Memorial Award.

John Largier coordinates CeNCOOS HF Radar operations....