Tuesday, February 2, 2016 - 12:12pm
California is now in the throngs of the continual storm systems that are the hallmark of El Niño in California. Already, this El Niño is shaping up to be one of the top three on record with some similarities to the 1997/98 El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) event, but with some distinguishing differences as well.
Wednesday, January 20, 2016 - 10:28am
We are excited to debut our new El Niño page. This tool is a great way to get updates on this year's El Niño and explore what ocean observing data is telling us about current conditions.
Wednesday, January 13, 2016 - 4:22pm
MBARI Scientist Francisco Chavez discusses the history of El Niño, and his predictions for 2016.
Tuesday, January 5, 2016 - 10:14am
Alice Ren, a PhD student at the University of Maine, recently joined us as an MBARI intern to investigate oxygen trends in central California. Alice is studying oxygen levels in the California current and came to CeNCOOS to learn more about the oxygen data sets available in central California and to dig deeper into quantifying long-term trends and discovering what could be causing...
Monday, September 28, 2015 - 4:06pm
The California Marine Sanctuary Foundation has announced an opening for a Business Operations Manager. The position is being created to assist in managing the organization's programmatic activities and to augment the work of their Executive Director and staff accountant.
Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 10:32am
CeNCOOS is proud to announce the release of our new Humboldt Bay Oyster Conditions dashboard. The result of a science-industry collaboration, the new dashboard provides easy access to ocean information for the region’s mariculture groups.
Wednesday, September 9, 2015 - 2:18pm
Large, Persistent Algal Bloom Triggers Health Advisories 2015 Call for Nominations NYT Video Features OA Monitoring Partnership Observing Systems Assist with Refugio Spill Response Trinidad Glider Data Accessible through CeNCOOS Website
Monday, August 31, 2015 - 2:36pm
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.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 4:22pm
The current health advisory has been extended to include Humboldt and Del Norte counties. The California Department of Health advises consumers not to eat recreationally harvested bivalve shellfish (mussels and clams) from Humboldt or Del Norte counties. Only the white meat (adductor muscle) of scallops should be consumed and the viscera (internal organs) should be discarded.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 12:29pm
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.
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 1:30pm
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.
Monday, July 6, 2015 - 4:15pm
CDPH updates health advisory to warn consumers not to eat the following from Monterey, Santa Cruz and Santa Barbara counties:
- recreationally harvested mussels and clams
- commercially or recreationally caught anchovy and sardines
- commercially or recreationally caught crabs
Monday, June 22, 2015 - 12:48pm
West Coast Ocean Acidification and Hypoxia Science Panel publishes article describing potential management actions and science needs for addressing local acidification.
Thursday, June 4, 2015 - 3:37pm
On June 1 the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) issued a Health Advisory due to elevated levels of domoic acid in the Santa Cruz and Monterey region. This advisory warns consumers not to eat recreationally harvested mussels and clams, commercially or recreationally caught anchovy and sardines, or the internal organs of commercially or recreationally caught crab taken from Monterey and
Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 5:19pm
On Tuesday May 19, a ruptured pipeline caused thousands of gallons of crude oil to be released into the ocean along the Santa Barbara coast near Refugio State Beach. As the clean up continues, state and federal emergency responders rely on data from California ocean observing systems.View Surface Current Maps