Oceanography The Official Magazine of
The Oceanography Society

Volume 13 | Number 2 | 2000

Special Issue: NOPP—National Oceanographic Partnership Program

On the Cover: FRONT COVER: Background graphic is an original oceanographic chart from Matthew Fontaine Maury, circa 1850.
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Volume 13 Issue 02

Welcome to the NOPP Special Issue
Danzig, R., and D.J. Baker. 2000. Welcome to the NOPP special issue. Oceanography 13(2):1, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2000.26.

An Introduction to the NOPP Issue
Ramberg, S.E., and W.S. Wilson. 2000. An introduction to the NOPP issue. Oceanography 13(2):9, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2000.27.

Gulf of Mexico Monitoring System
Blaha, J.P., G.H. Born, N.L. Guinasso, Jr., H.J. Herring, G.A. Jacobs, F.J. Kelly, R.R. Leben, R.D. Martin, Jr., G.L. Mellor, P.P. Niiler, M.E. Parke, R.C. Patchen, K. Schaudt, N.W. Scheffner, C.K. Shum, C. Ohlmann, W. Sturges, III, G.L. Weatherly, D. Webb, and H.J. White. 2000. Gulf of Mexico monitoring system. Oceanography 13(2):10–17, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2000.28.

Implementation of the South Atlantic Bight Synoptic Offshore Observation Network
Seim, H.E. 2000. Implementation of the South Atlantic Bight Synoptic offshore observation network. Oceanography 13(2):18–23, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2000.29.

Portable Coastal Observatories
Frye, D., B. Butman, M. Johnson, K. von der Heydt, and S. Lerner. 2000. Portable coastal observatories. Oceanography 13(2):24–31, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2000.30.

Ocean Sciences Education for the 21st Century
Walker, S.H., P. Coble, and F.L. Larkin. 2000. Ocean sciences education for the 21st century. Oceanography 13(2):32–39, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2000.31.

Exploring the Boundaries of Distance Learning in Ocean Environments
Ballard, R.D., and S.M. Coan. 2000. Exploring the boundaries of distance learning in ocean environments. Oceanography 13(2):40–44, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2000.32.

The Argo Project: Global Ocean Observations for Understanding and Prediction of Climate Variability
Roemmich, D., and W.B. Owens. 2000. The Argo Project: Global ocean observations for understanding and prediction of climate variability. Oceanography 13(2):45–50, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2000.33.

Ocean State Estimation and Prediction in Support of Oceanographic Research
Stammer, D., and the ECCO Consortium, and E. Chassignet and the HYCOM Constortium. 2000. Ocean state estimation and prediction in support of oceanographic research. Oceanography 13(2):51–56, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2000.34.

Long-Term Observations in Acoustics—The Ocean Acoustic Observatory Federation
Orcutt, J., C. deGroot-Hedlin, W. Hodgkiss, W. Kuperman, W. Munk, F. Vernon, P. Worcester, E. Bernard, R. Dziak, C. Fox, C.-S. Chiu, C. Collins, J. Mercer, R. Odom, M. Park, D. Soukup, and R. Spindel. 2000. Long-term observations in acoustics—The Ocean Acoustic Observatory Federation. Oceanography 13(2):57–63, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2000.35.

An Arctic Basin Observational Capability Using AUVs
Bellingham, J.G., K. Streitlien, J. Overland, S. Rajan, P. Stein, J. Stannard, W. Kirkwood, and D. Yoerger. 2000. An Arctic Basin observational capability using AUVs. Oceanography 13(2):64–70, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2000.36.

NEPTUNE: Real-Time Ocean and Earth Sciences at the Scale of a Tectonic Plate
Delaney, J.R., G.R. Heath, B. Howe, A.D. Chave, and H. Kirkham. 2000. NEPTUNE: Real-time ocean and earth sciences at the scale of a tectonic plate. Oceanography 13(2):71–79, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2000.37.

Thank You Statement
Thank you statement. 2000. Oceanography 13(2):80–82, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2000.38.


ROGER REVELLE COMMEMORATIVE LECTURE • Contemplating Action: Storing Carbon Dioxide in the Ocean
Brewer, P.G. 2000. Roger Revelle Commemorative Lecture—Contemplating action: Storing carbon dioxide in the ocean. Oceanography 13(2):84–92, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2000.38.

Stable Carbon Isotopes (δ13C) in Coral Skeletons
Grottoli, A.G. 2000. Stable carbon isotopes (δ13C) in coral skeletons. Oceanography 13(2):93–97, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2000.39.

Diapycnal Mixing and Internal Waves
Müller, P., and M. Briscoe. 2000. Diapycnal mixing and internal waves. Oceanography 13(2):98–103, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2000.40.


Letters to the Editor. 2000. Oceanography 13(2):3–4.

QUARTERDECK • The Right Program at the Right Time: A NOPPortunity
Spinrad, R.W. 2000. Quarterdeck—The right program at the right time: A NOPPortunity. Oceanography 13(2):5, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2000.41.

LETTER TO THE EDITOR • Judi Rhodes' Farewell Address
Rhodes, J.. 2000. Judi Rhodes’ farewell address. Oceanography 13(2):6, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2000.42.

FROM THE PRESIDENT • Getting Organized
Brink, K. 2000. President’s column: Getting organized. Oceanography 13(2):8, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2000.43.

THE OCEANOGRAPHY CLASSROOM • An Introduction to Online Physical Oceanography
Tomczak, M. 2000. Education: An introduction to online physical oceanography. Oceanography 13(2):104–105, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2000.44.

THE OCEANOGRAPHY CLASSROOM • Review of "An Introduction to Online Physical Oceanography"
McManus, D.A. 2000. Education: Review of “An Introduction to Online Physical Oceanography.” Oceanography 13(2):106–107, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2000.45.

BOOK REVIEW • Radiative Transfer in the Atmosphere and Ocean
Mobley, C.D. 2000. Review of Radiative Transfer in the Atmosphere and Ocean, by G.E. Thomas and K. Stamnes. Oceanography 13(2):108–109, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2000.46.

BOOK REVIEW • Tides: A Scientific History
Parker, B. 2000. Review of Tides: A Scientific History, by D.E. Cartwright. Oceanography 13(2):110–111, https://doi.org/10.5670/oceanog.2000.47.

Special Issue Guest Editors

W. Stanley Wilson, NOPP Interagency Working Group


NOPP agencies: Office of Naval Research, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Science Foundation, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, US Geological Survey, Minerals Management Service, Department of Energy, US Coast Guard, Environmental Protection Agency, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, Office of Management and Budget, and Office of Science and Technology Policy.