Top Menu

Author Archive | Leslie Smith

OOI Update – Spring 2017

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 […]

Continue Reading
During the workshop, attendees received a tour of the NAVO glider operations facility

OOI Operations Manager Attends US Glider Workshop

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 […]

Continue Reading

Membership of Inaugural OOI Facility Board (OOIFB)

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 […]

Continue Reading

OOI Global Ocean Observing System Webinar: Video Posted

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 […]

Continue Reading