ERT has been awarded the Center for Operational Oceanographic Products and Services (COOPS) Information System Mission Support contract by the National Ocean Service (NOS). The COOPS, under NOS, provides the national infrastructure, science, and technical expertise to monitor, assess, and distribute tide, current, water level, and other coastal oceanographic products and services that support NOAA's mission of environmental stewardship and environmental assessment and prediction. CO-OPS provides operationally sound observations and monitoring capabilities coupled with operational Nowcast forecast modeling.
Under this 3-year contract, ERT will provide services and support to COOPS in the areas of application programming, system design, and system maintenance; and data ingestion and GIS dissemination. We will assess, recommend, install, configure, and maintain applications; design implement, manage, and maintain a data management system for scientific, oceanographic, and geospatial data; and design, develop, implement, and maintain a web presence. Staff for this contract will be located in Silver Spring, Maryland.