RUCOOL has been delivering real-time imagery to its website since 1994. This month we are introducing a new faster and easier to use viewer for all new and archived imagery, which is located here. Not only has the front end GUI been updated, but so have the images themselves. The new images have higher resolution […]
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) recently completed an independent validation study of the performance of the RUCOOL real-time weather model (RU-WRF) that is used for wind resource assessment work. Their study evaluated the input data and parameters used by the RU-WRF model, including RUCOOL’s innovative Coldest Dark Pixel sea surface temperature product, and compared […]
The 13 MHz CODAR SeaSonde is operating once again in North Wildwood. The station which was first installed in 2012 had to be turned off due to construction on a new boardwalk. Working with officials from the City of North Wildwood we were able to relocate the station and started measuring surface currents on January […]
Several RUCOOL affiliates attended and presented at the 99th Annual Meeting of the American Meteorological Society (AMS) in Phoenix, AZ from January 7 through 10, 2019. This meeting gathers more than 4000 scientists and policymakers to discuss the latest in weather and ocean-related operations and research, with this year’s annual theme focused on Understanding and […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | Research Campaign to Advance Understanding of Gulf of Mexico Loop Current Moves Forward By Awarding $10.3 Million in Initial Grants WASHINGTON – Following recommendations from a National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine report released earlier this year, the National Academies’ Gulf Research Program (GRP) is developing a long-term research campaign […]
Dr. Hugh Roarty delivered a talk to the cadets of the United States Coast Guard Academy on Thursday November 29, 2018, on behalf of MARACOOS. His talk was entitled “The Use of Ocean Surface Currents for Coast Guard Search and Rescue” and was part of the Coast Guard Academy Science Lecture Series.
On behalf of MARACOOS, Dr. Hugh Roarty presents a plaque to Mr. Art Allen on the occasion of his retirement from the United States Coast Guard. Mr. Allen was recognized for his pioneering vision, decades of technological innovation and enduring commitment to partnerships within the global ocean observing community. His work with the Coast Guard […]