About BOON

Bodega Ocean Observing Node (BOON) is a coastal ocean observing system centered at the Bodega Marine Laboratory on the Sonoma coast in Bodega Bay, CA. BOON is focused on the coastal regions of northern California, and is a node in larger regional, national and global observing systems.BOON location

BOON utilizes state-of-the-art ocean observing technology to develop data derived products to inform research and management for the coastal ocean.

BOON is located at the UC Davis Coastal and Marine Sciences Institute's Bodega Marine Laboratory, on the Bodega Marine Reserve

BOON is a member of CeNCOOS.


Bodega Ocean Observing Node 
Bodega Marine Laboratory
P.O. Box 247
2099 Westshore Rd.
Bodega Bay, CA 94923

Email: bmldata@ucdavis.edu

Partial List of Data Clients 

  • Audubon Canyon Ranch
  • Balance Hydrologics, Berkeley
  • California Academy of Sciences
  • California Fish & Game
  • California Highway Patrol
  • California State Parks
  • Coast-to-Mountain Cyberinfrastructure Project
  • CoOP
  • Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary
  • Environmental Protection Agency
  • Humboldt State University
  • KPIX
  • Laguna de Santa Rosa Foundation
  • Local Fishing Community
  • Marine Conservation Biology Institute
  • National Data Buoy Center
  • National Marine Fisheries Service
  • National Park Service
  • National Weather Service
  • NOAA
  • Organization of Biological Field Stations
  • Pacific Environmental Services
  • Pacific Waverider
  • Plymouth Marine Laboratory
  • Point Reyes National Seashore
  • The Press Democrat
  • Regional Air Quality Control Board
  • San Francisco State University/Romberg-Tiburon Center
  • Santa Rosa Junior College
  • Scripps Shore Station Program
  • The Sea Ranch Airport
  • Smithsonian Institute
  • Sonoma County Regional Parks
  • Sonoma County Sheriffs
  • Sonoma County Water Agency
  • Sonoma State University
  • Southern Oregon University
  • Spud Point Marina
  • Universitaet Heidelburg
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • University of California, Irvine
  • University of California, Los Angeles
  • University of California, San Diego
  • University of California, Santa Barbara
  • University of California, Santa Cruz
  • University of Idaho
  • University of Massachusetts
  • University of Montana
  • University of Otago, New Zealand
  • University of South Carolina
  • University of the Pacific
  • University of Washington
  • US Coast Guard
  • US Geological Survey
  • Virginia Tech
  • Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute