On June 19th, the R/V Roger Revelle departed Newport, OR to begin VISIONS’18, a 47-day expedition to replace and maintain elements of the Cabled Array off the coasts of Oregon and Washington as well as to add some novel sensors.
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On August 27-29, 2018, an Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) Deep Ocean Observing Workshop will be held in Seattle, WA. This workshop will provide an interdisciplinary forum to develop deep ocean science questions and identify societal needs that could be addressed using the existing OOI infrastructure. The workshop will provide an opportunity for participants to gather […]
“The size and complexity of ocean data is growing beyond the capacity of what one person and one computer can handle. We need to be thinking of collaborative, cloud-based tools to really explore the capacity of these data.” Friedrich Knuth, Cabled Array Hackweek organizer
Late last year, more than 30 researchers from countries spanning the Atlantic met in Southampton, UK at the National Oceanography Centre to foster coordination of research efforts focused on the Irminger Sea region. Of central importance to the workshop was to bring in young investigators. “The Irminger Sea workshop provided me with an incredibly valuable […]
Please join us at the Oceanhackweek 2018, August 20-24, 2018, at the University of Washington, Seattle, in collaboration with the UW eScience Institute. This 5-day hands-on workshop is aimed at exploring, creating and promoting effective computation and analysis workflows for large and complex oceanographic data. The focus will be on data provided by the National […]
(From The Economist / Technology Quarterly) From sharks to ice shelves, monsoons to volcanoes, the scope of ocean monitoring is widening. IN NOVEMBER 2016 a large crack appeared in the Larsen C ice shelf off Antarctica (pictured). By July 2017 a chunk a quarter of the size of Wales, weighing one trillion tonnes, broke off […]
Check out the recently published paper in Nature Climate Change focusing on the Irminger Sea: Increased risk of a shutdown of ocean convection posed by warm North Atlantic summers Marilena Oltmanns*, Johannes Karstensen and Jürgen Fischer Abstract: A shutdown of ocean convection in the subpolar North Atlantic, triggered by enhanced melting over Greenland, is regarded […]
(Repost from OOIFB.org) The National Science Foundation’s Ocean Observatories Initiative Facility Board (OOIFB) hosted a Town Hall on February 13th at the recent 2018 Ocean Sciences Meeting in Portland, OR. The room was overflowing with more than 80 members of the community attending the session as well as those joining via web conference. The OOIFB […]
The March 2018 Special Issue of Oceanography Magazine (Volume 31, Issue 1) focusing on the Ocean Observatories Initiative is now available online!
The OOI is hosting several workshops for early-career scientists (PhD candidates, postdocs and pre-tenure faculty up to 7 years post-PhD) interested in learning more about the OOI and how to use data from the program in their work.