U.S. IOOS®, Integrated Ocean Observing System

U.S. IOOS is a vital tool for tracking, predicting, managing, and adapting to changes in our ocean, coastal and Great Lakes environment.

U.S. IOOS delivers the data and information needed, so that decision-makers can take action to improve safety, enhance the economy, and protect the environment.

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News and Announcements

IOOS Office Relocation

IOOS is relocating offices on August 15, 2015. After this date, all previous numbers will be disconnected and all mail will need to be sent to the new address. Please be patient as we transition to our new location.

New main tel.: 301-713-3290
New address: 1315 East-West Highway, 2nd Floor, Silver Spring, MD 20910

Thank you.

Manual for Real-Time Quality Control of In-Situ Surface Wave Data

PacIOOS Certification

Senate Ocean Caucus Briefing

New Tools Aiding Storm Prediction, Increasing Ship Navigational Safety in the Gulf of Mexico

New Waverider Buoy Supports Harbor Pilots

New Gulf Monitoring Stations Enhance Resilience and Improve Navigation Safety

Two Weeks Down Under

New Manual for Real-Time Quality Control of Ocean Optics Data

IOOS' Ocean Technology Transition Project launches New Website Presence

Animal Telemetry Network (ATN) DAC Launched

Marine BON data collection and innovation on the R/V Shimada in California (YouTube video)

U.S. IOOS Then & Now

Presentation showcasing a decade of growth (ppt) towards a Sustained and Integrated Ocean Observing System