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OOI Community Workshop: Cabled, Endurance, and Station Papa

The Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) infrastructure is operational and ocean scientists can now integrate OOI observations into their research proposals and projects. The UNOLS Ocean Observing Science Committee (OOSC) along with OOI’s Science Oversight Committee (SOC) are organizing a workshop that will focus on current and future science addressed by the extensive OOI infrastructure in […]

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Coastal & Global Array Webinar July 7

Date: Thursday, July 7th Time: 2:00pm Eastern/11:00pm Pacific The CGSN and EA teams will host a Webinar Thursday, July 7th at 2:00 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 […]

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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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Resting 200 meters under water at the base of the Axial Seamount, the Cabled Shallow Profiler Mooring science pod hovers above its docking station.  Soon it will begin its ascent toward the surface, sampling the water column using the instruments (black cylinders) attached to the pod.  Credit: NSF-OOI/UW/ISS; Dive R1842; V15

World Oceans Day: Bring the seas into your home; exploration is one click away

When the HMS Challenger set sail in 1872, researchers made discoveries that laid the foundation of the science of oceanography. These early scientists couldn’t have imagined that more than a century later, the secrets of the sea could be discovered by almost anyone, even those thousands of miles from the coastline. Today with the National […]

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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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