The strategic plan highlights the mission, vision, priority goals, and core strategies of the IOOS Association.

Producing and distributing critical data and information on our oceans, coasts, and Great Lakes.

Legislative & Congressional

To reauthorize the Integrated Coastal and Ocean Observation System Act of 2009.

Establish a national integrated System of ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes observing systems…

Projects, Plans & Assessments

A prototype study toward understanding the value of the data and information provided by the IOOS Regional Association through their websites to their users.

The need for reliable and timely information about how climate change impacts our coastal communities has never been greater.

The framework describes a cost-effective approach for rapid, early warning of HABs tailored to the needs of each region while taking advantage of leveraging, economies of scale, and coordination.

NHABON is needed to efficiently and effectively integrate local, state, regional, and Federal HAB observing capabilities and deliver products operationally.

Diverse, healthy, vibrant, marine ecosystems that support robust/resilient coastal economies and communities.

Outreach Materials

IOOS Association Logo


A communications toolkit

For more IOOS documents see the IOOS Document Library and IOOC Website.