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R/V Mussel Point preparing to deploy CDIP buoy

BOON Associates and Partners

Bodega Marine Laboratory : BML - An Organized Research Unit of the University of California, Davis, the Bodega Marine Laboratory offers innovative research programs and teaching initiatives and will lead the way to the multi-disciplinary scientific understanding required to solve complex environmental problems on the marine and terrestrial sides of the tideline in northern California.

CalEON - The California Ecological Observatory Network is a regional network of field sites, natural history museums, and university labs.

Central and Northern California Ocean Observing System : CeNCOOS - The Central California Ocean Observing System (CeNCOOS) is a part of the national ocean observing system, the Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS).

Coastal Data Information Program : CDIP - The Coastal Data Information Program (CDIP) measures, analyzes, archives, and disseminates coastal environment data for use by coastal engineers, planners, and managers, as well as scientists and mariners.

Coastal Observing Research and Development Center - Visit this site to see the network of distributed HF radar systems nationwide.

Point Reyes Bird Observatory : PRBO - Birds are excellent indicators of ecosystem health and thus key to wise stewardship.  PRBO Conservation Science's 125 staff and seasonal scientists apply bird ecology studies to conserve birds, other wildlife and ecosystems in western North America, the north Pacific Ocean and beyond.

Point Reyes National Seashore - Point Reyes National Seashore contains unique elements of biological and historical interest in a spectacularly scenic panorama of thunderous ocean breakers, open grasslands, bushy hillsides and forested ridges.

National Data Buoy Center - Buoy 13, Bodega Bay, CA

National Marine Sanctuaries - NOAA project for the management, scientific and educational program development, and continuing conservation efforts for our nation's ocean and coastal treasures.

NOAA Integrated Ocean Observing System - The Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS) is a multidisciplinary system designed to enhance our ability to collect, deliver, and use ocean information.

National Weather Service - Bodega Bay, CA

NOAA -Environmental Technology Laboratory - Located in Boulder, Colorado, ETL supports the strategic goals of NOAA and OAR through regionally specific research efforts in weather, climate, and air quality that exploit the Laboratory's unique expertise in remote sensing of the geophysical environment.

NOAA -Environmental Technology Laboratory: Regional Weather and Climate Applications Division - Boundary Layer Wind Profiler Studies (this instrumentation is installed on the Bodega Marine Reserve)

Sonoma County Water Agency - Water resource management for Sonoma County, CA

Southern California Coastal Ocean Observing System : SCCOOS - Aims to provide integrated coastal observation within the Southern California Bight for scientific purposes and the benefit of society.

USGS Water Information on San Francisco Bay & Delta

Wind Events and Shelf Transport : WEST - This is a 5-year, NSF-funded study of the role of wind-driven transport in shelf productivity. WEST is a team of 11 principle investigators from 5 academic institutions who aim to better understand the competing influences of wind on productivity. Towards this end, WEST is studying the 3-dimensional circulation, wind field, size-structured plankton distributions, productivity processes and transport over the shelf off Bodega Bay in northern California. A CoOP Program.