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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(From New York Times / By William J. Broad) Picture a volcano. Now imagine that its main vent extends in a line. Now imagine that this line is so long that it runs for more than 40,000 miles through the dark recesses of all the world’s oceans, girding the globe like the seams of a […]
The 2015 Cabled Array cruise marked the completion of installation at the Cabled Array, provided a first look at the April 2015 Axial eruption site, and led to the discovery of a new seep site on the continental slope. On August 7th, the OOI Cabled Array team, along with 21 students and the remotely operated […]
On April 24th, 2015, the Axial Volcano, situated on the Juan de Fuca plate 300 miles offshore, erupted one-mile deep in the ocean and we saw it.
When an underwater volcano erupted in April off the Oregon coast, researchers knew within minutes that something spectacular was happening more than 300 miles offshore.
The OOI Cabled Array was profiled in a PBS News Hour video July 7th. Check out the video here with interviews from OOI scientists and deep sea footage.
OOI Arrays in the U.S. Pacific Northwest were featured in last weekends edition of the Skagit Valley Herald.
The OOI Cabled Array was featured in the March 2015 issue of Sea Technology Magazine. The article can be found online here.
The Research Vessel (R/V) Thomas G. Thompson set sail July 13th on the VISIONS ’14 expedition to complete construction of the OOI Cabled Array in the Northeast Pacific.
Thanks to a productive collaboration between IRIS and OOI over the past several weeks, it is a pleasure to announce the availability today of OOI seismometer data.