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Program Update – September 2011

While a number of Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) activities took place on the West Coast over the course of the summer, including Installation of the Undersea Cable off the Oregon and Washington coasts and tests of the Endurance Array, significant OOI test and community outreach activities are taking place this fall on the East Coast.

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OOI Program Update

Program Update – August 2011

This month the Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) team in the Pacific Northwest conducted a wide range of significant activities including a special expedition to survey the future site of the OOI off the Oregon and Washington coasts, tests of critical components of system hardware for the Endurance Array and continued installation of the undersea cable […]

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OOI Program Update

Program Update – July 2011

The Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) completed a major milestone this month connecting the undersea cable deployed across the Juan de Fuca plate to the Axial Volcano and Hydrate Ridge sites to the shore station at Pacific City, Oregon.

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Program Update – March 2011

The Ocean Observatories Initiative has made substantial progress over the past few months. The Implementing Organizations and the Program Office have reached full staffing levels, representing more than a tripling of OOI staff since October 2009.

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Tim Cowles

An Update From the Program Director

On March 1, 2010, we completed the first six months of the five-year construction phase of the Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI).  We’ve been tackling all the key ‘start-up’ steps of a new program, including increasing staff levels across the program, getting several major contracts in place, introducing scientists and educators to the capabilities of the […]

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