The OOI Program this month will install the first moored infrastructure in the Atlantic Ocean on the continental shelf and slope south of Martha’s Vineyard, MA.
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Warmer waters flowed to shelfbreak south of New England
The Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) in April successfully recovered equipment deployed for at sea tests in the waters south of New England.
The Ocean Observatories Initiative program currently is conducting At Sea Tests of equipment off the New England Coast.
University of Rhode Island undergraduates participating on the Research Vessel (R/V) Endeavor’s 500th research cruise last month learned about the OOI program.
The OOI program sponsored a community event on Sept. 17 at the New Bedford Whaling Museum located in New Bedford, Mass., where the public viewed equipment displays, watched interactive videos and met with scientists from the program.
The Consortium for Ocean Leadership is sponsoring an Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) community event on Sept. 17, 2011, at The New Bedford Whaling Museum located in New Bedford, Mass.
The public is invited to the free event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. to see equipment displays, watch interactive videos and meet scientists from the program in the Museum Gallery. Ocean scientists also will give talks in the Museum Auditorium at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. for all ages to learn to more about the OOI and the components of the system that will operate off the New England Coast.
For more information on this event, see the event brochure here.
The Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) program will conduct a test of three buoys for the Pioneer Array this fall. Deployment for these tests is currently scheduled for Sept. 22, 2011.