OOMD News

#WomenofNOAA Spotlight on Program Manager Emily Smith 1 December 2019

#WomenofNOAA Spotlight on Program Manager Emily Smith

OOMD Program Manager Emily Smith recently returned from the Women in Sciences Leadership Workshop. In its second year, this workshop doubled in size, with over 100 participants! Emily has been at the helm as a founder and champion of women in sciences. She also organized an event at OceanObs'19, Breaking Waves, Breaking Barriers, which included a panel of international female leaders and a networking event. 

8 Ways to Visualize Argo Data 22 October 2019

8 Ways to Visualize Argo Data

The international Argo Program held its 20th Data Management Team Meeting from October 13-18, 2019 in Villefranche-sur-mer. For the first time, this annual meeting included a focus on data visualization tools to help a variety of audiences connect Argo to our global weather and climate.
NOAA Research Awards $3 Million for Biogeochemical Argo Float Research 9 October 2019

NOAA Research Awards $3 Million for Biogeochemical Argo Float Research

NOAA Research’s Ocean Observing and Monitoring Division has awarded $3 million in funding for projects that will expand the ability of the global Argo Program to measure ocean chemistry.
Successful Deployment of KEO Ocean Climate Station 8 October 2019

Successful Deployment of KEO Ocean Climate Station

Pacific Marine Environmental Lab (PMEL) and partners aboard the Kaiyo Maru #1 successfully completed the Kuroshio Extension Observatory (KEO) mooring turnaround cruise during typhoon season.
Hurricane Lorenzo Passes Directly Over PIRATA Mooring 3 October 2019

Hurricane Lorenzo Passes Directly Over PIRATA Mooring

On Thursday, September 26, 2019, Hurricane Lorenzo tracked directly over the PIRATA T-Flex mooring at 15°N, 38°W. Despite the direct hit, the mooring remains in position and continues to transmit high-quality, high-resolution data in real-time.
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Dr. James Todd
Program Manager, OceanSITES 
P: 301-734-1258
F: 301-427-0033
E: james.todd@noaa.gov

Dr. Sid Thurston
Program Manager of International Development
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E: sidney.thurston@noaa.gov

Tony Perry III LCDR
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E: tony.perry.iii@noaa.gov

Dr. Kathy Tedesco (UCAR)
Program Manager, 
Ocean Climate Observations
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E: kathy.tedesco@noaa.gov

Dr. Emily Smith
Program Manager, GLOSS and Communications Specialist
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E: emily.smith@noaa.gov

Dr. Shelby Brunner*
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E: shelby.brunner@noaa.gov

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