Documents

NWQMN Conference 2012 Panel_Newton

Regional Build Out Plans

NFRA Updates

For Newsletters, Monthly Call notes, and other NFRA Updates.

Meeting Materials

For meeting agendas, minutes, presentations, and other materials.

Committee Reports and Minutes

For information regarding NFRA committees, including meeting minutes and call information.

ICOOS Act of 2009

MTS Journal Special Issue Featuring IOOS and Ocean Observing

Cover of Regional bookletPart 1— November/December 2010, Vol. 44, No. 6

Part 2— January/February 2011, Vol. 45, No. 1

Full implementation of IOOS is critically important for economic development, public health and safety, and managing marine ecosystems. These special issues bring together reports on the benefits of the U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System and other observing systems around the world. They include current research and developments, as well as commentaries describing the state of the art in ocean observing. Order Advanced Copies of this two-part issue and save- $30 for two volumes, or $20 for each (shipping not included in price). To order: Call (410) 884-5330, U.S. eastern time during office hours, or download the order form and fax to (410) 884-9060.

Communication Resources

Letters of Support

Information in a Changing Climate- Regional Document

NFRA Brochure

Success Stories

Other:

 

MPA Task Team report: Building and Strengthening Linkages between the National System of Marine Protected Areas and the Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS®)

IOOS RAs Collaborating with the National Weather Service

NRC study, Critical Infrastructure for Ocean Research and Societal Needs in 2030

Estimating the Economic Benefits of Regional Ocean Observing Systems by Hauke L. Kite-Powell and Charles S. Colgan, April 2005

GCOOS has published a A Primer on Gulf of Mexico Hypoxia: Common questions and answers for stakeholders, decision makers, coastal managers, and the education community (9.65MB, PDF).

The Business Case for Improving NOAA's Management and Integration of Ocean and Coastal Data

A National Operational Wave Observation Plan

National Surface Current Mapping Plan (September 2009)

Comments Submitted to the National Ocean Policy Strategic Action Plans (April 29, 2011, 260KB)

MTS Journal Special Issue Featuring IOOS and Ocean Observing- Now Available!

To order: Call (410) 884-5330, U.S. eastern time during office hours, or download the order form and fax to (410) 884-9060.