- North West Shelf Operational Oceanographic System
The North West Shelf Operational Oceanographic System (NOOS) monitors real-time sea levels for the North Sea area. NOOS is operated by partners from the nine countries bordering the extended North Sea and European North West Shelf; Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, and United Kingdom. Working collaboratively to develop and implement ocean observing systems in the area. Near real time and recent history sea levels are available to on their web site in map, graph or table format.
- Full Members:
- Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie (BSH), Germany
- Centre for Environment, Fisheries and Aquaculture Science (CEFAS), UK
- Danish Maritime Safety Administration (DaMSA), Denmark
- Danish Meteorological Institute (DMI), Denmark
- Flemish Authorities - MD&K Coastal Division, Belgium
- French Research Institute for Exploitation of the Sea (IFREMER), France
- Institute of Marine Research (IMR), Norway
- Koninklijk Nederlands Meteorolologisch Instituut (KNMI), Netherlands
- Management Unit of the North Sea Mathematical Models (MUMM), Belgium
- Marine Institute, Ireland
- Met Office, UK
- National Institute for Coastal and Marine Management, Rijkswaterstaat (RIKZ), Netherlands
- Norwegian Meteorological Institute (Met.no), Norway
- Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory (POL), UK
- Service Hydrographique et Oceanographique de la Marine (SHOM), France
- Swedish Meteorological and Hydrological Institute (SMHI), Sweden
- Associate Members
- GKSS Forschungszentrum (GKSS), Germany
- Nansen Environmental and Remote Sensing Center (NERSC), Norway
- Norwegian Institute for Water Research (NIVA), Norway
- University of Oldenburg (Uni-Oldenburg), Germany
- Edited by L.J. Droppert (2001). The NOOS Plan: North West Shelf Operational Oceanographic System. Southampton Oceanography Centre. pp. 68 pages. ISBN 0904175464. http://books.google.com/books?id=GhAXAgAACAAJ&dq=%22North+West+Shelf+Operational+Oceanographic+System%22&ie=ISO-8859-1.
- ^ "International and National Networks and Programmes" (Web). Proudman Oceanographic Laboratory (POL). November 2007. http://www.pol.ac.uk/psmsl/programmes/. Retrieved January 2008.
- ^ a b c "Welcome to the NOOS webpage" (Web). NOOS. November 2006. http://www.noos.cc/. Retrieved January 2008.
- ^ "NOOS Program Overview" (Web). Global Observing Systems Information Center (GOSIC)-(hosted by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)). July 2007. http://www.gosic.org/goos/NOOS-program-overview.htm. Retrieved January 2008.
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