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.
An external review panel has commended the Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) team for its ability work together and effectively integrate the numerous and diverse segments that make up this unique and complex program.
The Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) Program has expanded the size of the program team with the addition of a new Implementing Organization (IO) and made significant progress on a number of technical test and development fronts.
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.
The newest members of the Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) team, the Implementing Organization (IO) for Education and Public Engagement (EPE), visited the Consortium for Ocean Leadership on March 24-25.
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 […]
National Science Foundation and Consortium for Ocean Leadership Sign Cooperative Agreement to Manage Ocean Project