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North Carolina Coastal Ocean Observing System (NCCOOS)
Entry ID: nccoos

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Abstract: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is implementing a real-time
Coastal Ocean Observing System (NCCOOS) for North Carolina that will provide
additional data needed to give more accurate predictions of ocean and coastal

NCCOOS consists of an array of instrumentation both along the coast and
offshore, combined with numerical circulation models, and builds upon existing
in-situ measurements and modeling programs funded by various state and federal
agencies. This observing system fulfills all of the requirements of the Coastal
Module of the Global Ocean Observing System (CMGOOS). Data and model products
are disseminated in real-time to federal, state, and local emergency management
officials via the internet (URL
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Description: Real-time data access.

Description: More information about current activities and progress.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 50.0   S: 30.0   E: -70.0   W: -90.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 2004-01-01
Ancillary Keywords
Data Center
Southeast Atlantic Coastal Ocean Observing System Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Email: seacoos at
Email: seacoos_info at
Phone: 919-962-2083
Email: hseim at
Contact Address:
University of North Carolina
Deparment of Marine Sciences
CB 3300
City: Chapel Hill
Province or State: NC
Postal Code: 27599
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2004-09-23
Last DIF Revision Date: 2017-08-24