Platforms and sensor systems measure physical, chemical, geological and biological properties and processes from the seafloor to the air-sea interface.
To Tamsitt, the OOI is a game changer in the Southern Ocean. “In the air-sea flux community, there are almost no measurements in the Southern Ocean except from ships,” says Tamsitt. “The OOI Surface Mooring is the southernmost mooring ever deployed.
Re-post from the Oregon Fishermen’s Cable Committee – On July 7th the RV Bold Horizon, using a small Remote Operated Vehicle (ROV), successfully recovered fishing gear and the sub-surface platform the gear was fouled on. The science platform, part of the Ocean Observatories Initiative, was struck by trawl gear on September 16, 2017, disabling the platform ...
[Early Career Highlight] – Wu-Jung Lee’s journey into ocean sound from dolphins to bats and back to the seaAugust 8, 2018
“One of the reasons I first got interested in the OOI data was because it is free and available to the public,” says Lee. “Once I started working with the data, I realized just how special it was. I spent all of my time for several months on the OOI echosounder data.”
Applications for membership on the OOIFB Data Dissemination and Cyber Infrastructure Committee are being accepted until August 30, 2018.
[Early Career Highlight] – Cassandra Alexander – Oceanographic research experiences at a landlocked undergraduate teaching universityAugust 1, 2018
“The Ocean Observatories Initiative really opens it up for students to be able to do a lot of different things with the ocean data,” says Alexander. “As long as you can think of it, you can explore it.”
[Early Career Highlight] – Kanieka Neal – From Maryland to Massachusetts, pushing her chemistry comfort zoneJuly 18, 2018
“The OOI is a great resource for students,” says Neal. “It’s not too time consuming, comes right to your inbox, and is very organized so I could pick it up really quickly. It’s amazing that the data are right at your fingertips; you can just go in and get it.”