Program Update: Ocean Observatories Initiative – July 2012

2016-06-29T09:24:36+00:00 August 3, 2012|

The next major milestone in construction of the Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) program’s Regional Scale Nodes (RSN) cabled network component is scheduled for completion this summer with the installation of the primary nodes, the seven main connection points on the network for power and communications. That critical work began in July.

Program Update: Ocean Observatories Initiative – June 2012

2016-06-29T09:24:41+00:00 July 5, 2012|

The Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) in June continued outreach activities by participating in the 2012 Commercial Marine Expo to meet with representatives of the fishing community and provide information on the Pioneer Array component of the program that will operate off the New England Coast.

Program Update: Ocean Observatories Initiative – September 2011

2016-06-29T10:21:54+00:00 September 29, 2011|

While a number of Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) activities took place on the West Coast over the course of the summer, including Installation of the Undersea Cable off the Oregon and Washington coasts and tests of the Endurance Array, significant OOI test and community outreach activities are taking place this fall on the East Coast.

Program Update: Ocean Observatories Initiative – August 2011

2016-06-29T10:22:01+00:00 September 2, 2011|

This month, the Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) team in the Pacific Northwest conducted a wide range of significant activities, including a special expedition to survey the future site of the OOI off the Oregon and Washington coasts, tests of critical components of system hardware for the Endurance Array, and continued installation of the undersea cable that will bring ocean observations to shore.

Program Update: Ocean Observatories Initiative – March 2011

2016-06-29T10:23:58+00:00 April 1, 2011|

n March, the Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) expanded the size of the program team with the addition of a new implementing organization (IO), took a significant step forward testing surface moorings for the Endurance Array and continued steady progress on equipment contract awards.

Program Update: Ocean Observatories Initiative – February 2011

2016-06-29T10:24:11+00:00 March 4, 2011|

The OOI Project took a significant step forward in February beginning installation of the power and data undersea cable at Pacific City, Oregon, for the cabled component of the OOI that ultimately will link scientists and others in the OOI user community to data streaming from observing sensors in the ocean.

Program Update: Ocean Observatories Initiative – October 2010

2016-06-29T10:43:48+00:00 October 29, 2010|

The OOI Program Advisory Committee (PAC) met at the Ocean Leadership offices from October 12-13. Details are being finalized for the formation of a technical subcommittee to address sampling issues and science scenarios. Solicitation for volunteers and nominations will be announced shortly.

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