CARICOOS 2019 Annual Meeting Recap

Every year, the Caribbean Ocean Observing System (CARICOOS) celebrates its General Assembly to inform their stakeholders about the progress of their projects, announce new tools available for the public and collect feedback from current users in order to improve them in the near future. The 2019 General Assembly was held on Friday May 24, 2019… Read More

Sargassum outlook – May 2019 update

The maps below show Sargassum abundance, with warm colors representing high abundance. In May 2019, the following regions continued to experience large amounts of Sargassum: Central West Atlantic (CWA), entire Caribbean Sea (CS), eastern Gulf of Mexico, northern Florida Straits, and waters off east coast of Florida. In addition to numerous reports of Sargassum beaching… Read More

2019 CARICOOS General Assembly

Please join us at CARICOOS’ General Assembly meeting. It is a change to participate in the ocean observing conversation and build collaborations with CARICOOS and our stakeholders. When: Friday May 24th, 2019 from 8:00AM to 3:00PM Where: Club Náutico de San Juan CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Lifeguard training course successfully completed

The Ocean Rescue Caribbean Academy (ORCA), with the collaboration of Sea Grant Puerto Rico and the University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez (UPRM), offered a training course to local lifeguards to prepare them to ensure the life of those that entertain themselves at the beaches in Puerto Rico, particularly during summer season (high season for… Read More