Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution recently published a video highlighting how data from the Pioneer Array is helping research explore life on the Continental Shelf off the coast of New England. Check out the full story here.
Author Archive | Leslie Smith
Letter from the Director OOI User Community and Colleagues, It’s been a while since we’ve reached out to you all with a formal update, and I’m very pleased to be able to lead off this new update with my take on the very busy end of 2016 and opening months of 2017. Let’s start with […]
In January, the OOI Operations Manager, Thomas Wims, attended the two-day US Underwater Glider Workshop at the INFINITY Space Center in Mississippi, hosted by the Interagency ocean Observation Committee (IOOC). Over 90 people were in attendance from approximately 40 organizations representing universities, federal government agencies, nonprofits, industry, and the US Navy. The focus of the […]
Dear Colleagues: The Division of Ocean Sciences (OCE) of the National Science Foundation (NSF) recently requested nominations, including self-nominations, for inaugural Members to serve on the newly established “Ocean Observatories Initiative Facility Board” (OOIFB). The OOIFB will provide input and guidance regarding the management and operation of the Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI). OCE’s request for […]
Last month Greg Ulses, Director of the Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI), gave an overview presentation of the OOI to an international audience as part of the ongoing GOOS Webinar series. The discussion focused on describing the OOI infrastructure, data access, and opportunities for national and international engagement and collaboration. If you missed the event, download […]
Utilizing high volumes of data for research and education increases both opportunities and challenges to analyzing and synthesizing these data into scientific understanding. We are pleased to offer two workshops that explore the unprecedented opportunities to engage undergraduate learners in authentic data experiences using real-world data sets, models, and simulations from the OOI. Chemistry and […]
Undergraduate students at Rutgers University have used still frames extracted from the HD Video camera (CAMHD) to compile time-lapse videos of the hydrothermal vent, under the direction of the OOI Data Team. There are 7 biological scenes of interest, captured during the pan/zoom routine of each video. The students are helping produce metadata by time-stamping […]
This report summarizes discussions from a mini-workshop held after the Gordon Research Conference (GRC) on Natural Gas Hydrates March 4-5, 2016. The workshop was focused on opportunities presented by the Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) Cabled Array at Southern Hydrate Ridge. Further information on the conference can be found on the conference website. Download the full […]
Upcoming Coastal and Global Arrays Webinar The CGSN and EA teams will host a Webinar Tues. Jan. 17, 2017 at 4:00 pm ET to present an overview of the Coastal Pioneer, uncabled Coastal Endurance and Global Array designs. This will include the configuration of the Arrays, descriptions of the various platforms, and engineering details including […]
The sea floor split open on April 24, 2015, but scientists had seen it coming for months.