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1 Seattle Puget Sound WA Canada Northwest Association Of Networked Ocean Observing Systems (NANOOS) compiled by J. Barth, OSU

2 Northwest Association of Networked Ocean Observing Systems Potential partners: Oregon State University University of Washington Western Washington University (Shannon Pt.) Humboldt State University Institute of Ocean Sciences, Canada Oregon Institute of Marine Biology (UO) Oregon Graduate Institute (OHSU) Clatsop Community College Washington Depts. of Ecology, Natural Resources Oregon Depts. of Fish and Wildlife, Environmental Quality Oregon Dept of Land Conservation and Development NOAA Fisheries (NWFSC, AFSC) US EPA, USGS, US Army Corps of Engineers, Coast Guard Northwest Indian Fisheries Commission West Coast Seafood Processors Association Washington and Oregon Sea Grant Washington State Ferries South Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary Puget Sound Water Quality Action Team California Coastal Commission Hatfield Marine Science Center Partnership for Interdisciplinary Studies of Coastal Oceans (PISCO)

3 CORIE: Columbia River Estuary South Slough Estuary, OR Puget Sound, WA

4 HF Radar Array Long-Term Shelf Moorings Long-Term Hydrographic Sections

5 Data assimilating ocean circulation model Nested regional circulation models

6 NANOOS activities to date: Participation in April 2003 NEPTUNE Pacific Northwest Workshop Received $100K planning grant from NOAA CSC Pacific Northwest Regional Ocean Observing System Workshop 23-24 October 2003, Portland State University, Portland, Oregon - signed a charter establishing NANOOS - appointed an Interim Steering Committee: David Martin (UW/APL) Jan Newton (WA Dept of Ecology) Jack Barth (OSU) Antonio Baptista (OGI/OHSU) Mike Kosro (OSU) - governance workshop to be held ~ April 2004

7 Pacific Coastal Observing System (PaCOS) (formerly ACCEO – Alliance for California Current Ecosystem Observations) A plan for an observing system for the US EEZ of the Pacific Coast that supports the fishery resources, protected species, and ecosystem responsibilities of NOAA Fisheries. Chair: William Fox, Office of Science & Technology Coordinators: John Hunter (SWFSC) and Elizabeth Clarke (NWFSC)



10 Pacific Coastal Observing System (PaCOS) Activities to Date: Formed Board of Governors Board of Governors meeting, 30 June – 1 July 2003 (Scripps) Science Planning Meeting, 3-5 September 2003 (Seattle) design an optimal observing system working groups day 1 highly migratory species and coastal pelagic species (albacore & bluefin tuna, sharks, mackeral, anchovies, etc.) groundfish (hake, rockfish, flatfish, etc.) protected species (salmon, marine mammals, turtles, birds) working groups day 2 fish environment Draft plan in progress

11 In concept, expands the Monterey Bay Crescent Ocean Research Consortium (MBCORC) to include institutions between Pt. Conception and the Oregon border Hopes to build on previous, and coordinate with, ongoing programs including ICON, CIMT, NEOCO, SiMON, AOSN, CalCOFI, SCOPE, CI- CORE and PISCO CenCOOS Central California Ocean Observing System

12 UC Santa Cruz Institute of Marine Science UC Santa Cruz Institute of Marine Science Monterey Bay Office, U.S. Geological Survey California Department of Fish and Game Oiled Wildlife Rescue/Rehabilitation Facility Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary University of California Sea Grant National Undersea Research Program Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute Moss Landing Marine Laboratories, CSU Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research ReserveElkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve California State University, Monterey Bay University of California, Monterey Bay Science and Technology CenterUniversity of California, Monterey Bay Science and Technology Center Naval Postgraduate School Naval Research Laboratory Fleet Numerical Oceanographic Center Monterey Bay Aquarium Hopkins Marine Station, Stanford University NOAA, NMFS Pacific Fisheries Environmental LaboratoryNOAA, NMFS Pacific Fisheries Environmental Laboratory NMFS, Santa Cruz Laboratory Marine Protected Areas Center MBCORC

13 Activities to Date Meeting held 3/10/03, prior to Ocean.US workshop – Invited MBCORC institutions plus Cal Poly, Bodega Bay Marine Lab, SFSU, Stanford. Resolution was drafted for delivery to the workshop by F. Chavez (MBARI) and M. McManus (UCSC). Proposal submitted to NOAA by M. McNutt (MBARI) and G. Griggs (UCSC) and L.L. Martin (UCSC) on behalf of CenCOOS for "Leadership in Coordination of Ocean Observing". This was funded and an advertisement for a regional coordinator recently went out. (6 applicants to date)

14 Partial list of ocean observing activities in the CenCOOS region


16 NCAHOOtS Northern California High Resolution Ocean Observing Systems A Planning letter to the California State Coastal Conservancy In response to an RFP to create COCM: Coastal Ocean Current Monitoring Program Bodega Marine Laboratory, University of California, Davis (BML, UCD) (L. Botsford & S. Williams) California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo (Cal Poly SLO) (M. Moline) California State University Monterey Bay (CSUMB) (D. Fernandez) CODAR Ocean Sensors (D. Barrick) Humboldt State University (HSU) (G. Crawford & D. Thoney) Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI) (F. Chavez & J. Ryan) Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) (J. Paduan, S. Ramp, & L. Rosenfeld) Oregon State University (OSU) (M. Kosro) Pacific Fisheries Environmental Laboratory, NOAA (PFEG, NOAA) (S. Bograd & F. Schwing) Romberg Tiburon Center, San Francisco State University (RTC, SFSU) (N. Garfield) San Francisco Marine Exchange (A. Steinbrugge) University of California San Diego, Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO) (John Largier) University of California Santa Cruz (UCSC) (C. Edwards, R. Kudela, K. Laws, M. McManus, J. Vesecky) US Geological Survey, Menlo Park and Santa Cruz, CA (USGS) (M. Noble)

17 COCM: Coastal Ocean Current Monitoring Program First State Proposition 40 and then supplemented by Proposition 50 mandated $7.5 and $13.5 million for implementing coastal monitoring. The California State Coastal Conservancy is tasked with distributing and managing the money. The initial CSCC COCM RFP was for planning letters to establish interested parties. July 15, 2003: initial planning letters were due 3 were submitted, one from N. Cal, two from the south. November 15, 2003: invitation to submit full proposals. May 15, 2004: Full proposals due to CSCC

18 Initial funding levels limited the scope of the possible observatory. NCAHOOtS is choosing to use Surface Current Mapping to establish the backbone, supplemented with other technologies as money becomes available.

19 Standard and high resolution systems are proposed for between the existing Bodega and Monterey arrays

20 Our goal is to have both standard and long range surface current mapping capabilities in the region from Bodega to Pt Sur since this is the area with the largest potential for a major accident

21 A huge caution: the COCMP RFP is only for infrastructure, not Operations! It will provide the BACKBONE, but…. Unfortunately, the coastal zone is littered with start-up monitoring efforts, many of which have foundered from lack of operational funds. For this effort to be successful, the end users of the products must recognize the need for sustained operations. The main challenge is to identify and engage the stakeholders to build a system which will meet the needs of the local, state, and federal regulators who will utilize the products generated by NCAHOOtS.

22 Southern California Coastal Ocean Observing System SCCOOS Consortium Members are working together to develop an integrated coastal ocean observatory within the Southern California Bight –for scientific purposes; and –for the benefit of society SCCOOS will address environmental issues spanning local, regional, state, national and international interests, including coastal hazards, marine life resources, and water quality.,

23 SCCOOS Consortium Members California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo California State University, Los Angeles Centro de Investigacion Cientifica y de Educacion Superior de Ensenada Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego Universidad Autónoma de Baja California University of California, Santa Barbara University of California, Irvine University of California, Los Angeles University of Southern California *recent board action to add SCCWRP



26 17 and 18 of September 2003 SCCOOS is committed to producing a governance structure that: 1) recognizes the expertise, leadership, effectiveness and proven track record of the research community in implementing and sustaining long term observation programs 2) formally engages a recognized body of agency end-users as advisors 3) employs a strong project development component that actively engages with end-user to develop new customers, products, services, opportunities as well as feedback from existing end-users.

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