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NSF Announcement: OOI Facility Board

The Division of Ocean Sciences (OCE) of the National Science Foundation (NSF) requests nominations, including self-nominations, for inaugural Members to serve on the newly established “Ocean Observatories Initiative Facility Board” (OOIFB). The OOIFB will provide independent input and guidance regarding the management and operation of the Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI). All such input and guidance […]

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OOI Activities at 2016 AGU Meeting

OOI Town Hall TUESDAY, December 13, 2016: 6:15 – 7:15 PM, Moscone West, Room 2008 Utilizing Online Streaming Data from the National Science Foundation’s Ocean Observatories Initiative In January 2016, the NSF-funded Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) went operational with online streaming data freely accessible by login. Over the year, the scientific community downloaded terabytes of […]

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2016 AGU Fall Meeting OOI Town Hall

DEADLINE EXTENDED – We will be accepting one slide submission until Thurs. 12/8. We look forward to seeing each of you at the upcoming 2016 AGU Fall Meeting in San Francisco, CA. The OOI will be hosting a town hall Tues. Dec. 13, from 6:15-7:15 PM in Moscone West Room 2008.

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OOI Endurance Array team sets sail on fall O&M cruise

On Sunday Sept. 18, the R/V Atlantis set sail off the coast of Oregon and Washington for a 17-day Operations and Maintenance cruise of the OOI Coastal Endurance Array. During this cruise, the OOI team led by Oregon State University (OSU) will recover and redeploy six surface moorings as well as the Washington Offshore Profiler Mooring […]

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[Science Highlight] Two years of Pioneer Gliders: A track line view

In July, the OOI CGSN operations team completed another “refresh” of the Pioneer glider fleet. The nominal lifetime for OOI coastal gliders (battery limited) is 90 days. The fleet is refreshed by recovery of exhausted gliders and deployment of refurbished gliders with fresh batteries. The Coastal Pioneer Array is designed to have 6 Coastal Gliders […]

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The Ocean Observatories Initiative is moving full speed ahead at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution.  This unprecedented ocean science project is streaming a wealth of marine data straight from the ocean to the World Wide Web, making it free for anyone to use.  In the image above, an OOI coastal surface buoy is recovered from the ocean and hoisted onto the fantail of the research vessel Neil Armstrong.  Photo Credit: Paul Matthias, WHOI

Observing the Oceans, a Photo Tour

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), the Marine Implementing Organization for the OOI Coastal Pioneer and Global Arrays has created a photo tour of their journey with the OOI from the development and design of these arrays to the completion of construction.

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OOI data now available from NANOOS

Northwest Association of Networked Ocean Observing Systems (NANOOS) is now serving OOI data on their NANOOS Visualization System (NVS). Data from the OOI Coastal Endurance OR and WA Line Surface Moorings can now be viewed along side other sources including NANOOS, NSF CMOP, NOAA NDBC, and CDIP. This effort marks the beginning of the larger […]

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The Visions'16 Website as it appeared on 7/12/2016.

VISIONS’16 OOI Cabled Array Maintenance Cruise Begins

On July 10, the R/V Sikuliaq left dock at the University of Washington to begin VISIONS’16, a 39-day mission to replace and maintain elements of the Cabled Array off the coasts of Oregon and Washington. Led by Chief Scientist Deb Kelley, this is the second Operations and Maintenance cruise for the Cabled Array implementing organization, […]

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