Special Announcement: GCOOS Fall Meeting
Save the Date and Register Today for the GCOOS Fall Meeting!
The GCOOS fall meeting is scheduled to take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 28, in person (Covid levels permitting) in Gulfport, Mississippi.

Members and nonmembers are welcome to attend. While we’re still planning the day’s program, please register now so we can ensure you receive the block room rate and so we can keep you updated with all the details as they become available!

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GCOOS is the Gulf of Mexico regional component of the U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS) and the only certified system dedicated solely to the Gulf of Mexico. Our mission is to provide timely, reliable, accurate and on-demand information on the open ocean and coastal ocean waters of the Gulf of Mexico to ensure a healthy, clean, productive ocean and resilient coastal zone.
Dr. Jorge Brenner, Executive Director • Dr. Barbara Kirkpatrick, Senior Advisor Bill Lingsch, U.S. Glider User Group CoordinatorDr. Kerri Whilden, Oceanographer • Dr. Chris Simoniello, Outreach & Education Coordinator Felimon Gayanilo, Systems Architect, Co-Data Manager • Bob Currier, Research Specialist, Product Developer, Co-Data Manager • Marion Stoessel, Senior Research Associate • Jennifer Vreeland-Dawson, Research Associate • Grant Craig, Program Coordinator • Laura Caldwell, Program Assistant • Nadine Slimak, Public Relations & Content Marketing, Vetted Communications, LLC
In Memoriam: Matt Howard, 1952-2018