Data Partners

The goal of the GCOOS-RA DMAC subsystem is to aggregate high-quality observed data and model output from providers and partners within our region. By doing so, GCOOS then makes the resources and data-based products we and others develop widely available to diverse stakeholders for a variety of purposes by publishing them in uniform formats that make them easy to discover, access and use.

If you would like to learn more about sharing your data through the GCOOS portal, please contact Data Manager Felimon Gayanilo at

Goal 1

Provide more information for beachgoers, with a particular focus on human health & safety.

Goal 2

Improve real-time forecasting for coastal hazards.

Goal 3

Increase the amount of historical data used in GCOOS products and available
through the portal.

Goal 4

Develop a system for near real-time monitoring of nitrogen and phosphorous contaminants.

Goal 5

Support MBON database assembly at the Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary.

GCOOS Data Providers Include:

Texas Automated Buoy System (TABS) Texas Coastal Ocean Observation Network (TCOON)
Coastal Ocean Monitoring and Prediction System (COMPS) Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium (LUMCON)
Wave-Current-Surge Information System for Coastal Louisiana (WAVCIS) Dauphin Island Sea Laboratory (DISL)
Central Gulf Ocean Observing System (CenGOOS) Mote Marine Laboratory (Mote)
Shell International E and P (Shell) National Data Buoy Center, NOAA (NDBC)
National Ocean Service, NOAA (NOS) National Estuarine Research Reserve System, NOAA (NERRS)
Sanibel-Captiva Conservation Foundation (SCCF RECON) Center for Ocean-Atmospheric Prediction Studies (COAPS)
Florida Fish and Wildlife Research Institute (FWRI) Everglades National Park (ENP)
Scripps Institution of Oceanography (Scripps) Louisiana Offshore Oil Port (LOOP)
Florida Institute of Technology (FIT) Anadarko Petroleum Corporation (Anadarko)
W and T Offshore (W and T) Chevron
Total USA Inc. BP Inc.
Kerr-McGee Oil and Gas Corporation (Kerr-McGee) BHP Billiton (BHP)
Noble Energy Inc. ENI Petroleum (ENI)
Petrobras – USA Talos Energy LLC
ATP Oil and Gas Corporation (ATP) Mariner Energy Inc. (Mariner)
Murphy Exploration and Production Company (Murphy) Amerada Hess Corporation (Amerada)
Freeport-McMoRan (Freeport) Walter Oil and Gas Corporation (Walter)
Repsol Marubeni Oil and Gas Inc. (Marubeni)
ExxonMobil (Exxon) Enven Energy Corporation (Enven)
Williams Marathon Oil
Apache Deepwater LLC (Apache) Helix
LLOG EI Paso E and P company – LP
Conoco Phillips Cobalt Energy
Deep Gulf Energy Statoil Hydro
Maersk Developer Stone Energy