Platforms and sensor systems measure physical, chemical, geological and biological properties and processes from the seafloor to the air-sea interface.
What makes the shelf break front such a productive and diverse part of the Northwest Atlantic Ocean? To find out, a group of scientists on the research vessel Neil Armstrong spent two weeks at sea in 2018 as part of a three-year project funded by the National Science Foundation. During this cruise researchers were able ...
[Early Career Highlight] – Dax Soule – Using the OOI to Build Paths for Success in His Students and His ResearchAugust 23, 2018
The OOI is like a fire hose with data pouring out,” says Soule. “It’s just there, regardless of whether anyone is using it. If you are brave enough to lean in and just take a sip, just grab a tiny fraction of that data, well that’s enough for a research project right there.”
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.