NANOOS hosted the Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS) Biological Data Training Workshop in coordination with the Ocean Biogeographical Information System (OBIS) in Seattle at the University of Washington on February 8 - 9. The workshop provided discussion and hands-on training for analyzing and managing marine biological data. Find more information about the workshop at this press release and at the workshop website.
NANOOS Contributes to Development of Updated GOA-ON Website
NANOOS and NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory worked together on a new version of the Global Ocean Acidification Observing Network (GOA-ON) website. From the GOA-ON website, one can access the interactive data portal, updates from GOA-ON, and other related resources. Check it out here!
Engaging with the Oregon Maritime Community
NANOOS Outreach specialist Marine Lebrec gave a seminar presenting the NVS Tuna FishersApp at the annual Saltwater Sportsmen's Show on February 24-25 in Salem, Oregon. Marine also staffed a NANOOS booth working with attendees to use NVS, while gaining their valuable feedback.
NANOOS Outreach staff Rachel Wold was invited to be the guest speaker at both the Sauvie Island Yacht Club meeting on March 2 and the US Power Squadrons District 32 Spring Conference on March 3 in Portland, OR. At each meeting, she presented the NVS Boaters App and gave a live demo guided by questions from the audience, collecting comments and requests which will be used to enhance usability of the App.
Upcoming NANOOS Events
Salish Sea Ecosystem Conference 2018, April 4-6
NANOOS will be participating in this year's conference in Seattle, WA. NANOOS DMAC Chair Emilio Mayorga will be presenting NVS in the "Salish Sea marine ecosystem data collation and management" session. NANOOS Executive Director Jan Newton will be speaking on ocean acidification and ocean observing. Outreach staff will be presenting a NANOOS poster and manning our exhibit booth.
You can find more information on the sessions here!