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OOI to Participate in OCEANS 2013 MTS/IEEE Conference

September 23, 2013 - September 26, 2013

Oceans 13 ConferenceThe Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) will participate as part of a larger Consortium for Ocean Leadership presence at the OCEANS 2013 MTS/IEEE conference in San Diego, CA on Sept. 23-26.

OCEANS 2013 San Diego brings together the technology, people, and ideas that will help to expand the understanding of the earth’s largest natural resource.  The beautiful city of San Diego has a rich maritime history from its discovery in 1542 to the cutting edge technology of today.  This year’s conference marks the 7th time the OCEANS conference has been held in San Diego.

With its theme, “An Ocean in Common,” this year’s meeting focuses on the traditional core topics such as ocean observing, remote sensing, and offshore technology, as well as more unique topics of Government/Industry/Academia Synergy, Marine Security and Defense, and San Diego Maritime History.  Click here for a full list of themes and topics.

OOI Scientists will give talks at the conference highlighting emerging technologies developed as part of the OOI program.  From cabled seafloor arrays and deep profiler moorings to XBOX games and educational software, the OOI team will share their new innovations.

Information listed below for more details on the OOI presence at OCEANS 2013:


Commissioning Of A System That Terminates On The Seafloor (130517-050). P. Yinger, et al. (University of Washington) 10:30 AM – 11:50 AM; Room Royal Palm Salon 4

Deep Profiler For The Ocean Observatories Initiative Regional Scale Nodes: Rechargeable, Adaptive, ROV Serviceable (130503-130).  M. Mathewson, et al. (Applied Physics Laboratory-University of Washington) 1:20 PM – 3:00 PM; Room Royal Palm Salon 4


D.E.E.P. Learning: Promoting Informal Stem Learning Through Ocean Research Video Games (130516-020).  Peach, et al. (Scripps Institution of Oceanography/UC San Diego) 10:30 AM – 11:50 AM; Room Royal Palm Salon 4

Click here for more information on the upcoming OCEANS 2013 conference.

For more information on the OOI and other upcoming outreach events visit the OOI Website.


September 23, 2013
September 26, 2013
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