Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System Accessibility Statement
Updated: May 2021
Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System strives to ensure that its services are accessible to people with disabilities. Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System has invested a significant amount of resources to help ensure that its website is made easier to use and more accessible for people with disabilities, with the strong belief that website accessibility efforts assist all users and that every person has the right to live with dignity, equality, comfort and independence.
Accessibility on gcoos.org
gcoos.org makes available the UserWay’s Web Accessibility Widget is powered by a dedicated accessibility server. The software allows gcoos.org to improve its compliance with the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.1).
Enabling the Accessibility Menu
The gcoos.org accessibility menu can be enabled by clicking the accessibility menu icon that appears on the corner of the page. After triggering the accessibility menu, please wait a moment for the accessibility menu to load in its entirety.
Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System continues its efforts to constantly improve the accessibility of its site and services in the belief that it is our collective moral obligation to allow seamless, accessible and unhindered use also for those of us with disabilities.
In an ongoing effort to continually improve and remediate accessibility issues, we also regularly scan gcoos.org with UserWay’s Accessibility Scanner to identify and fix every possible accessibility barrier on our site. Despite our efforts to make all pages and content on gcoos.org fully accessible, some content may not have yet been fully adapted to the strictest accessibility standards. This may be a result of not having found or identified the most appropriate technological solution.
Here For You
If you are experiencing difficulty with any content on gcoos.org or require assistance with any part of our site, please contact us during normal business hours as detailed below and we will be happy to assist.
If you wish to report an accessibility issue, have any questions or need assistance, please contact Gulf of Mexico Coastal Ocean Observing System Customer Support as follows:
Phone: (979) 847-8879