Focus Areas

SCCOOS has aligned its organizational priorities and objectives with the four focus areas designated by IOOS.

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Marine Operations

Safe and efficient shipping and boating; offshore energy; support to search and rescue

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Coastal Hazards

Providing hazard and disaster information where and when it is needed; promoting risk-wise behavior.

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Climate Variability and Change

Status and trends of essential variables; supporting coastal communities

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Ecosystems, Fisheries and Water Quality

Harmful algal blooms, hypoxia; protecting drinking water; ocean acidification, beach & near shore water quality; ecosystem based management

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