Some of the early work of NERACOOS included an assessment of end user needs in the areas of water quality, harmful algal blooms, coastal inundation, living marine resources, and marine operations. The results of these assessments will help reveal the highest priorities for ocean observing infrastructure.

User Needs Assements:

pdf Synthesis of Coastal Managers Needs for Ocean Observing Products and Services

Product Development Functional Requirements: pdf Water Quality | pdf Harmful Algal Bloom | pdf Inundation

Information sheets on the user needs assessment process and regional products:

Determining Priorities Based
on User Needs

Coastal Monitoring

Coastal Flooding and Erosion
Forecast System

Estuarine Water Quality

Wells National Estuarine
Research Reserve