Related projects

The PAP-Sustained Observatory is part of the NOC OceanWatch

FixO3 Fixed point Open Ocean Observatories (PAP is one of 19 core observatories in this network)

EuroSITES European Ocean Observatory Network (PAP is one of 9 core observatories in this network) (Previous Regional network preceding FixO3)

ANIMATE Atlantic Network of Interdisciplinary Moorings and Time-series for Europe (Previous Regional network preceding EuroSITES)

OceanSITES International Deep Ocean reference station network (PAP is a key observatory)

BATS: Bermuda Atlantic Time-series (Key OceanSITES observatory for comparison studies)

HOT: Hawaii Ocean Time Series (Key OceanSITES observatory for comparison studies)

Station M (Key OceanSITES observatory for comparison studies)

Marine Automatic Weather Station (MAWS) network (UK Met Office) – in 2010 a collaboration between the Met Office and NOC will result in a Met Office surface buoy with in situ meteorological measurements

ESONET The European Sea Floor Observatory

MARBEF Marine Biodiversity and Ecosystem Functioning

Western Channel Observatory Array of buoys in the Western English Channel

Coastal Observatory – Irish Sea Array of buoys in the Irish Sea

HERMES Hotspot Ecosystem Research on the Margins of European Seas

HERMIONE Hotspot Ecosystem Research and Man’s Impact On European Seas

EUR-OCEANS European Network of Excellence for Ocean Ecosystem Analaysis (2005–2008)

CeDAMar Census of the Diversity of Abyssal Marine life

CAVASSOO CArbon VAriability Studiesfor Ships of Opportunity

POGO Partnership for Observation of the Global Ocean

GOOS The Global Ocean Observing System

CLIVAR Climate Variablity and predictability – a worldresearch programme

TAO Tropical Atmosphere Ocean project, TRITON Triangle Trans-Ocean buoy Network, PIRATA Pilot Research Moored Array in the Tropical Atlantic

MFSTEP Mediterranean Forecasting System Pilot Project

NEPTUNE North East Pacific Time-series Undersea Networked Experiments

OOI Ocean Observatories Initiative (NSF)

GODAE Global Ocean Data Assimilation Experiment

COOL Rutgers University Coastal Ocean Observation Laboratory

SAHFOS The Sir Alister Hardy Foundation for Ocean Science

JGOFS Joint Global Ocean Flux Study

NCEP/NCAR CDAS/Reanalysis Project

SOG Southern Oligotrophic Gyre

NOG Northern Oligotrophic Gyre