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What is stored in the raw data archive?

All raw data from all platforms and instruments are stored by OOI, including Antelope data (hydrophones and seismometers). However, the OOI also delivers a subset of the total stored raw data via the NAS raw data archive.

Data in the raw data partition of the NAS (based on the current size) should be

  1. All uncabled raw data for an initial period of 10 years
  2. All cabled raw data (minus Antelope and HD Video) for an initial period of 10 years
  3. An initial period of 6 months of broadband hydrophone (HYDBB) data
  4. An initial period of 6 months of full-resolution HD Video data (.mov files)
  5. An initial period of 10 years of compressed HD Video data (.mp4 files)

All uncabled raw data currently in the system = ~1.3TB, cabled non-A/V raw data currently in the system = ~1.1 TB, and large format A/V data (HYDBB and HD Video) = ~50 TB.

If the partition utilization becomes higher than a given threshold (e.g., 80% full, as initial value), all active users who signed up for email notifications would get a message that a purge will commence soon. Data are purged from the partition after the initial periods of time stated above (or when utilization hits the threshold value), starting with the oldest data first.

— Last revised on August 15, 2016 —