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Map of detected earthquakes in the past 30 days (from Sept. 20). (Credit William Wilcock)

Community Tools available on the OOI website to examine the Axial Volcano

A suite of community generated tools are now available to explore the Axial Seamount. These include a new Inflation Threshold Forecast web page created by Dr. Chadwick (Oregon State University and NOAA/PMEL) and Andy Lau (Oregon State University/CIMRS) and the Axial Seamount Earthquake Catalog created by Dr. William Wilcock (University of Washington).

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Planning a multibeam sonar survey at Southern Hydrate Ridge (SHR), during the Visions’13 cruise onboard the R/V Thompson in 2013. Time series observations of methane bubble plume variability were collected between ROV dives and led to improved understanding of subseafloor fluid transport pathways beneath SHR. (Image credit: Ed McNichol)

[Early Career Highlight] – Brendan Philip – From a life on the sea surface to exploration of the seafloor

“It’s a 25-year program and you have committed to sailing every year to service your arrays,” says Philip, “that is a tremendous opportunity for students and researchers on board to do research that leverages the OOI instrumentation. The OOI is more than just data streaming to shore, it is also about the additional science you […]

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Cabled Array Staff Consultation – Dec 2017

Cabled Array staff will provide an overview of the Cabled Array infrastructure currently deployed as well as engineering specifics including connectors, communication capabilities, testing procedures, and general timeline. The goal of the webinar is to provide researchers interested in adding instrumentation-infrastructure onto the Cabled Array the information required to submit an NSF proposal, which includes a letter from the Cabled Array team on technical feasibility. Awards have been made for addition of infrastructure onto the Cabled Array from NSF, ONR, and International collaborators.

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