GCOOS is the only certified observing system whose sole focus is on the Gulf of Mexico
Timely data about the U.S. portion of the Gulf of Mexico and its estuaries from monitored observing stations throughout the region. For use by decision-makers, researchers, government managers, industry, the military, educators, emergency responders and the public.
Please note: GCOOS reserves 3-5 p.m. CT Wednesdays as a maintenance window for data servers, and users may experience an intermittent interruption of data services. If the service is down outside of this time window, please report it to email@example.com.
Working with hundreds of stakeholder communities and learning their needs has helped us to develop products useful for everything from ocean navigation and hurricane trajectories to monitoring coastal areas for harmful algal blooms and tracking the movements of invasive species.