We are the Northeastern Regional Association of Coastal Ocean Observing Systems
Providing ocean data for decisions.
We generate data about the ocean, consolidate that data, and share it with anyone who wants or needs it.
NERACOOS is one of 11 Regional Authorities operating within the national Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS). The mission of IOOS, and by extension our own, is to guide the development of an ocean observing system that is responsive to the needs of our users.
As we work to fulfill our mission, we are guided by these core values that shape our activities and approach:
Read the 2022-2025 NERACOOS Strategic Plan to learn more about our values and goals.