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Gulf of Maine Ocean Observing System

Project Description
GoMOOS is a national pilot program designed to bring hourly oceanographic data
from the Gulf of Maine to all those who need it, including:

* Commercial Mariners making everyday decisions that impact their safety and
* Coastal Resource Managers seeking to maintain economically and
environmentally vital resources.
* Scientists trying to understand complex ecosystems and predict climate
* Educators conveying the complexity and urgency of ocean science.
* Search and Rescue Teams trying to find and save lives.
* Emergency Response Teams mitigating damage from environmental disasters.
* Public Health Officials concerned about outbreaks of harmful algal blooms
(such as red tide).

[Summary adopted from the GoMOOS website at]
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