Program Documents

OOI Science Plan

The Ocean Observatories Initiative Facilities Board updated the OOI Science Plan in January 2021.  The plan articulates the exciting research, educational opportunities, and pathways to advancing the understanding of high-priority science questions using OOI data.  Access it here.

Program Documents

As a NSF Major Facility, OOI maintains documentation that govern its infrastructure and operations.  A collection of these program documents is provided below:

Please note that while every attempt is made to keep these documents up-to-date, the documents accessible here may not be the final released versions.

Historical Documents

For more information on the history of the OOI, please see the following documents: