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OOI Updates

WEBINAR: Dec. 1, 2017 Cabled Array Staff Consultation

November 21, 2017
Friday, December 1, 2017 at 10 AM PST/1 PM EST Cabled Array staff will provide an overview of the Cabled Array infrastructure currently deployed as well as engineering specifics including connectors, communication capabilities, testing procedures, and general timeline. The goal of the webinar is to provide researchers interested in adding instrumentation-infrastructure onto the Cabled Array the ...
Credit: OOI Regional Scale Nodes program and the Center for Environmental Visualization, University of Washington.

Maintenance Update: Shore Station Maintenance Successful with no Data Interruption

November 14, 2017
On Thursday 9 November 2017 the Cabled Array team conducted several required maintenance tasks at the Shore Station in Pacific City, OR. All maintenance tasks were successfully completed without powering down the system, as originally anticipated.
From the Director

OOI Update – Fall 2017

November 9, 2017
Letter from the Director OOI User Community and Colleagues, As leaves begin to change here in DC we have teed up a Fall Newsletter. We have had LOTS of other activities occurring over the past few months which kept our staff here at the Program Management Office (PMO) and university teams very busy. Let’s start with a brief ...
The newly deployed Irminger Sea Array Global Surface Buoy floats along the surface as seabirds investigate. The Global Surface Mooring will collect data from sensors distributed throughout the water column and transmit it back to shore via satellite. In this strongly forced ocean region, the surface meteorological and turbulent air-sea flux sensor packages will contribute much sought after information about the interaction between the atmosphere and ocean. (Photo Credit: Sheri N. White)

UPDATE: Irminger Sea Surface Mooring Flyover Conducted

November 8, 2017
On 12 October, 2017, the Surface Buoy on the OOI Global Irminger Sea Array Surface Mooring stopped all communications.  There remains no indication as to what may have caused the outage. On 26 October an aerial survey and broad area search was conducted at the Irminger Sea Surface Buoy site and surrounding areas. The surface mooring ...

New Community Tool – Near Real Time Earthquake Catalog

November 7, 2017
A new Community Tool, created by Dr. William Wilcock of the University of Washington, in collaboration with Drs. Maya Tolstoy and Felix Waldhauser of Lamont Doherty Earth Observatory at Columbia University, provides near-real time documentation of earthquakes on the Axial Seamount using OOI seismometer data. The OOI Cabled Array spans the Juan de Fuca tectonic plate ...

Senior Program Specialist, Ocean Observatories Initiative

November 2, 2017
The Consortium for Ocean Leadership is seeking a Senior Program Specialist. This is a temporary, full-time position scheduled to last through September 30, 2018, with the possibility of extension pending funding availability.  The position will report to the Vice President, Research and Education.

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Ocean Sciences Meeting 2018
February 11, 2018 - February 16, 2018
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