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  • Now available online is the OOI Observation and Sampling Approach documentation that will provide the user community with information on the operation of the various in situ sensing elements of the system (sensors and mobile platforms).

    OOI Observation and Sampling Approach Now Available Online

    Now available online is the OOI Observation and Sampling Approach documentation that will provide the user community with information on the operation of the various in situ sensing elements of the system (sensors and mobile platforms).
  • On March 9th, the R/V Atlantis exited the Straights of Magellan en route from Punta Arenas, Chile to the Argentine Basin. The ship carried with it infrastructure and instruments for deployment at the OOI’s Argentine Basin Array and an OOI Team led by Scripps Institution of Oceanography.

    FEATURED: OOI Deploys Fourth and Final Global Array

    On March 9th, the R/V Atlantis exited the Straights of Magellan en route from Punta Arenas, Chile to the Argentine Basin. The ship carried with it infrastructure and instruments for deployment at the OOI’s Argentine Basin Array and an OOI Team led by Scripps Institution of Oceanography.
  • Last week an article was published in The Economist highlighting Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) infrastructure and our path toward commissioning in June 2015.

    The Economist – “Wiring the world below”

    Last week an article was published in The Economist highlighting Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) infrastructure and our path toward commissioning in June 2015.
  • The National Science Foundation (NSF) funded Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) announces the selection of Michael Vardaro as the new OOI Data Manager.

    Michael Vardaro Selected as OOI Data Manager

    The National Science Foundation (NSF) funded Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) announces the selection of Michael Vardaro as the new OOI Data Manager.
  • February 18, 2015, with winds at 20 knots (23 mph), an improvement from previous days, an OOI team, led by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, deployed the surface mooring at the OOI Southern Ocean array.

    OOI Drops Anchor on the Southernmost Surface Mooring – 55oS, 90oW

    February 18, 2015, with winds at 20 knots (23 mph), an improvement from previous days, an OOI team, led by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, deployed the surface mooring at the OOI Southern Ocean array.
  • In 2014, the OOI moved toward completion of the construction phase with eight deployment cruises installing 34 moorings, 9 instrumented seafloor sites, 16 gliders, and approximately 550 instruments.

    2014 OOI Milestones

    In 2014, the OOI moved toward completion of the construction phase with eight deployment cruises installing 34 moorings, 9 instrumented seafloor sites, 16 gliders, and approximately 550 instruments.
  • Last week, members of the OOI team connected with members of the science, management, and education OOI user community at the 2014 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Conference in San Francisco.

    OOI Connects with Users at the AGU 2014 Fall Meeting

    Last week, members of the OOI team connected with members of the science, management, and education OOI user community at the 2014 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Conference in San Francisco.
  • The OOI team in June 2014 conducted deployment and scheduled maintenance activities for the global component of the OOI infrastructure located in the Ocean Station Papa site, in the Gulf of Alaska.

    OOI Deployment and Maintenance at Station Papa

    The OOI team in June 2014 conducted deployment and scheduled maintenance activities for the global component of the OOI infrastructure located in the Ocean Station Papa site, in the Gulf of Alaska.
  • The Research Vessel (R/V) Thomas G. Thompson set sail July 13th on the VISIONS ’14 expedition to complete construction of the OOI Cabled Array in the Northeast Pacific.

    VISIONS ’14 Deploys Remaining Cabled Array Infrastructure

    The Research Vessel (R/V) Thomas G. Thompson set sail July 13th on the VISIONS ’14 expedition to complete construction of the OOI Cabled Array in the Northeast Pacific.
  • Rutgers University seeks applications for the following OOI positions: Ocean Observatories Initiative Data Evaluators and Ocean Observatories Initiative Data  Manager.

    OOI Employment Opportunity

    Rutgers University seeks applications for the following OOI positions: Ocean Observatories Initiative Data Evaluators and Ocean Observatories Initiative Data Manager.