The OOI is funded by the National Science Foundation. A team at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) manages the overall program, which is implemented by WHOI, the University of Washington, Oregon State University, and Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and Oregon State University are responsible for the coastal and global moorings and their autonomous vehicles. The University of Washington is responsible for cabled seafloor systems and moorings. Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is responsible for the Cyberinfrastructure.

— Last revised on May 4, 2020–