Week of 12/13: System status NORMAL. To check individual assets and information, visit ioos.us and/or the Environmental Sensor Map.


IOOS is presently developing and adopting shared vocabularies for terminology such as names of observed properties, units of measure, coordinate reference systems, animal species, etc.



IOOS data partners are encouraged to implement, and to help expand, such vocabularies and identifiers, as well as develop cross-walks (i.e., semantic mediation) between IOOS® and existing local or community-of-interest vocabularies and identifiers.


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