North West Shelf Operational Oceanographic System

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The North West Shelf Operational Oceanographic System (NOOS) monitors physical, sedimentological and ecological variables for the North Sea area.[1] 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.[1] Near real time and recent history sea levels are available to on their web site in map, graph or table format.[1]


As of January 2008 NOOS had sixteen full members and four associate members.[1][2]

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  1. ^ a b c d "Welcome to the NOOS webpage" (Web). NOOS. November 2006. Retrieved January 2008. 
  2. ^ "NOOS Program Overview" (Web). Global Observing Systems Information Center (GOSIC)-(hosted by National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)). July 2007. Retrieved January 2008. 

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