National Aeronautics and Space Administration

Wallops Flight Facility



Welcome to NASA Wallops Flight Facility’s Coastal Ocean Observation Laboratory (WaCOOL). WaCOOL is a key component of the Center for Innovative Technology‘s (CIT) Coastal Observations Program (CoastalObs). NOAA-funded, the CoastalObs program is a collaborative effort supported by CIT, NOAA, NASA/Wallops and various academic and commercial institutions. Our research focuses on the characteristics and biophysical processes of the coastal waters surrounding the Delmarva Peninsula (Delaware, Maryland, Virginia).

Funding for this project ended in 2012.

CODAR Surface Current from 2007 Valentine Day Storm