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GOMO’s Inaugural Program Review Report Available

The Global Ocean Monitoring and Observing Program hosted its inaugural Program Review on July 11-14, 2022 in Silver Spring and virtually. Program reviews are conducted every five years to evaluate the quality, relevance, and performance of research conducted in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR). With 25 […]

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First Cruise in Three Years in Support of the South Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation Project

This story is excerpted below. Read the full story on NOAA’s Atlantic Oceanographic and Meterological Laboratory (AOML) website! After two weeks at sea, the South Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation (SAM) project team, led by Renellys Perez and Shenfu Dong (NOAA/AOML), completed its first cruise since June 2019!  The SAM project, which began in 2009, seeks to capture the daily

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Dialogues with Industry series begins Sept 14

Dialogues with Industry series begins Sept. 14 How can industry, science and government together advance ocean observing for 2030? Join the ocean observing community in a series of roundtable style “Dialogues with Industry” to highlight opportunities for the public and private sectors to work in partnership to advance the ocean observing enterprise for 2030. This series is a

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GOMO Helps Launch Ocean Observing in the Arabian Sea

GOMO Helps Launch Ocean Observing in the Arabian Sea Every day, thousands of ocean observations are collected in the Indian Ocean from massive moored buoys, beach ball-sized drifters, robotic floats, and other instruments in the water. The data collected by these observing instruments helps scientists improve predictions of monsoons in India and weather and climate

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Improving Hurricane Predictions by Observing the Ocean with Cheyenne Stienbarger

This World Ocean Month, we sat down with Global Ocean Monitoring and Observing (GOMO) Program Manager Cheyenne Stienbarger to learn more about how ocean observing research can help improve predictions of extreme events. What is your role in GOMO? I am a program manager for the Tropical Pacific Observing System (TPOS) and the Extreme Events

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Work With Us! Now Hiring: Program Specialist III

Work With Us! Now Hiring: Program Specialist III The Global Ocean Monitoring and Observing Program is hiring a Program Specialist III to manage the Sea Level Monitoring Program and the Ocean Carbon Observing Network. Learn more and apply through the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR). This position will manage GOMO’s Sea Level Monitoring Program supporting the Global

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New & Improved Outreach Tool to Track Research Vessels in the Arctic

New & Improved Outreach Tool to Track Research Vessels in the Arctic IARPC Launches New 2022 Activity Compilation The Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee (IARPC) is pleased to launch the new and improved 2022 Planned Research Vessel Activities compilation webpage that provides information on planned research expeditions through Alaska and Arctic waters. The aim of this outreach tool

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Women in the Sciences Leadership Workshop Reaches 300

The Women in the Sciences Leadership Workshop series has been ongoing since 2018 and has now directly reached 300 women across the country and internationally. The “Building Leadership Skills for Success in the Scientific Workforce” workshop was founded by GOMO Program Manager Emily Smith and is sponsored by NOAA and the Earth Science Women’s Network. This series

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NOAA-led PIRATA Cruise Expands Sensors for Climate Prediction

NOAA-led PIRATA Cruise Expands Sensors for Climate Prediction New Storymap Released! On December 19, 2021 after nearly six weeks at sea, scientists aboard the NOAA ship Ronald H. Brown returned to land and docked in Praia, Cape Verde, completing the PIRATA (Prediction and Research Moored Array in the Tropical Atlantic) Northeast Extension (PNE) cruise.  Researchers with NOAA’s Atlantic Oceanographic and

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