Deepwater Horizon Fire

Research Consortium Receives $2.8M to Develop Simulations of Oil-Microbial Interactions in the Marine Environment

A team of research institutions led by Florida State University has been awarded a $2.8 million grant to expand our understanding of how the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill affected the ecology of the Gulf of Mexico. Read more.

Marine Data

A 300-Year Record of Marine Climate

Since the 1600s, mariners have measured ocean conditions as part of daily operations of merchant and naval vessels. New technology allows us to further measure environmental conditions near the ocean surface. This diverse mix of historical and modern marine measurements provides the basis of our understanding of climate over the world's oceans. Learn more >>


Campers are "Weather Wise" Girls Who Code!

The Oasis Center's "Girls Can Do Anything" camp stopped by COAPS this summer. Their visit included lots of hands-on weather-related activities and a robot obstacle course! Get a quick look at what their visit included in this YouTube video.

Drifter Study

New Drifter Study Conducted in the Gulf Stream

COAPS technicians recently deployed 32 surface drifters developed as part of the NOAA/CIMAS-funded experiment to assess a new surface drifter design and to investigate vertical shear in the upper ocean in a region of strong currents. Learn more. >>


New tool to improve Indian monsoon forecast developed

Scientists at COAPS have developed a new tool for objectively defining the onset and demise of the Indian Summer Monsoon -- a colossal weather system that affects millions of people annually. Learn more.

Hurricane Activity

hurricane activity

The Atlantic graphical tropical weather outlook is updated at approximately 2am, 8am, 2pm, and 8pm EDT from June 1 to November 30 by the National Hurricane Center.


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