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  • The OOI team over the course of the summer has tested various platforms planned for the Endurance Array that will provide extensive, sustained ocean observations off the Oregon and Washington coasts to a wide range of users including scientists, educators and the public.

    Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) Conducts Endurance Array Tests

    The OOI team over the course of the summer has tested various platforms planned for the Endurance Array that will provide extensive, sustained ocean observations off the Oregon and Washington coasts to a wide range of users including scientists, educators and the public.
  • The Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) program will install off the coast of Pacific City, Ore., the main undersea cable that will link scientists and others on land to data streaming from an extensive array of next generation sensors located in the ocean and on the seafloor, marking progress in construction of the first U.S. regional cabled ocean observatory.

    Ocean Observatories Initiative Cable Landing Event, Pacific City, Oregon – July 13, 2011

    The Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) program will install off the coast of Pacific City, Ore., the main undersea cable that will link scientists and others on land to data streaming from an extensive array of next generation sensors located in the ocean and on the seafloor, marking progress in construction of the first U.S. regional cabled ocean observatory.
  • The Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) program will install off the coast of Pacific City, Ore., the main undersea cable that will link scientists and others on land to data streaming from an extensive array of next generation sensors located in the ocean and on the seafloor

    Vessel Underway for Ocean Observatories Initiative Cable Installation Work

    The Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) program will install off the coast of Pacific City, Ore., the main undersea cable that will link scientists and others on land to data streaming from an extensive array of next generation sensors located in the ocean and on the seafloor
  • Deborah Kelley, professor of oceanography at the University of Washington and associate director for science for the Regional Scales Nodes (RSN) component of the Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI), presented a lecture on the OOI program in April as part of the University of Rhode Island (URI) Vetlesen Lecture Series on the “State of the Oceans.

    Ocean Observatories Initiative Scientist Discusses Bringing the Internet to the Oceans

    Deborah Kelley, professor of oceanography at the University of Washington and associate director for science for the Regional Scales Nodes (RSN) component of the Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI), presented a lecture on the OOI program in April as part of the University of Rhode Island (URI) Vetlesen Lecture Series on the “State of the Oceans.
  • In the aftermath of the Great Taiheiyou, Japan, earthquake and resulting tsunami of March 11, media coverage has focused not only on the devastation but on a myriad of questions raised around the world about coastal preparedness, early warning capabilities and seismic monitoring on land and at sea.

    Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) Experts Discuss Tsunami Detection

    In the aftermath of the Great Taiheiyou, Japan, earthquake and resulting tsunami of March 11, media coverage has focused not only on the devastation but on a myriad of questions raised around the world about coastal preparedness, early warning capabilities and seismic monitoring on land and at sea.
  • 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 […]

    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 […]
  • National Science Foundation and Consortium for Ocean Leadership Sign Cooperative Agreement to Manage Ocean Project

    Ocean Observatories Initiative Receives Award

    National Science Foundation and Consortium for Ocean Leadership Sign Cooperative Agreement to Manage Ocean Project