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[OOI in the News] EOS – Ocean Observatories Initiative Expands Coastal Ocean Research

(From EOS, 97) By Robinson W. Fulweiler, Glen Gawakiewicz, and Kristen A. Davis The coastal ocean provides critical services that yield both ecological and economic benefits. Its dynamic nature, however, makes it a most challenging environment to study. Recently, a better understanding of the coupled physical, chemical, geological, and biological processes that characterize the coastal […]

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Cabled Array Webinar Friday 6/24, Staff Consultations 7/6

Cabled Array Webinar Date: Friday, June 24th Time: 1:00pm Eastern/10:00am Pacific 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 […]

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OOI Monthly Update – May 2016 & World Ocean Day

Letter from the Director OOI User Community and Colleagues, Welcome to another edition of our OOI Monthly Newsletter. LOTS to cover this month, including achievement of a major program milestone and some exciting media coverage which highlights recent OOI developments and our program’s play in World Ocean Day. Our OOI Cyber Infrastructure (CI) capabilities take […]

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[OOI in the News] Nature Magazine, Vol 534

(From Nature Magazine / By Alexandra Witze) US ocean-observing project launches at last. Network of deep-water observatories streams data in real time. Nearly 10 years, US$386 million and many grey hairs after it got the go-ahead, an enormous US ocean-observing network is finally up and running. On 6 June, the National Science Foundation (NSF) announced […]

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OOI Monthly Update – April 2016

Letter from the Director OOI User Community and Colleagues, Welcome to another edition of our OOI Monthly Newsletter. In this edition we’re going to continue to highlight the great work being done by the OOI CI and Data Teams. As I’ve discussed in previous newsletters our primary focus remains completing the roll out of the […]

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OOI Status Update: Raw Data Now Available

Raw Data Access for all OOI Arrays is now available from the OOI Website, and can be accessed here. Files within this page are organized using the following file hierarchy: Uncabled Assets: Site –> Deployment (e.g. D00001) –> Data Logger –> Instrument/Profiler   Cabled Assets: Site –> Node For help translating the directory structure, please refer to the list of Site-Platform […]

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The R/V Neil Armstrong, moments before reaching her new home dock location for the first time.  Photo Credit: Gary Cook

Welcome Aboard the R/V Neil Armstrong

Welcome the newest member of the nation’s research vessel fleet, the R/V Neil Armstrong! Christened after the legendary explorer Neil Armstrong, the new ship will seek to follow his legacy of exploration and scientific discovery. Capable of ranging up to 11,500 nautical miles, the Neil Armstrong is 238 feet long, is equipped with two full-sized […]

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OOI Monthly Update – March 2016

Letter from the Director OOI User Community and Colleagues, Welcome to this inaugural edition of our OOI Monthly Newsletter. I hope that you all will enjoy it as much and find it as useful as I did! As you’ll see in this edition the OOI Team remains hard at work. Our primary focus remains completing […]

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Call For Assistance from OOI Sensor Subject Matter Experts

1. OOI is requesting assistance from OOI sensor Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) who are interested in supporting an ongoing effort to evaluate and validate OOI data streams and instruments using raw data streams from OOI instruments. This call is designed to evaluate existing data to supplement existing evaluation and validation activities (OOI Quality Control Protocols […]

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