Friday, June 14, 2013
Ocean Networks Canada is streaming live video from the Endeavour hot vents on the Juan de Fuca Ridge. Full story and video links here.
Monday, May 20, 2013
Preparing for OOI cabled observatory deployments this summer is featured in an article by AP's Donna Blankinship, with photos by Elaine Thompson. Full story here.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
John Delaney, Director and Principal Investigator of the Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) Regional Scale Nodes (RSN) and Professor of Oceanography at the University of Washington, will take part this month in an innovative marine science public literacy event in Brussels, The Longest River, which involves the arts, music and marine sciences. More information here.
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
RSN engineers at the UW Applied Physics Laboratory who are busy preparing for the cabled observatory deployments in summer 2013. Full story by Hannah Hickey of UW News and Information is here.
Wednesday, March 20, 2013
UW School of Oceanography Professors John Delaney and Deborah Kelley have contributed funding support and UW-APL engineers are mentoring the UW student ROV team headed to the Marine Advanced Technology Education (MATE) Center’s international competition to be held in Federal Way, Washington, in June 2013. Video story is here.
Thursday, January 03, 2013
The Consortium for Ocean Leadership, with funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF), has selected Satlantic LP of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, to provide Spectral Irradiance Radiometer (OOI instrument class SPKIR) Instruments and WET Labs Inc., of Corvallis, OR to provide seawater Optical Attenuation and Absorption (OPTAA) and Fluorometer (FLOR) instruments for the measurements of optical backscatter, chlorophyll a and colored-dissolved-organic-matter (CDOM) for the Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI). Full story here.
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
The American Geophysical Union presented the Spilhaus Award, the organization’s top prize for engaging the public in science, to the University of Washington’s John Delaney during an awards ceremony in San Francisco. Story in UW Today here.
Friday, November 16, 2012
OOI RSN Director and Principal Investigator, John Delaney, has been named the recipient of the 2012 American Geophysical Union’s Athelstan Spilhaus Award. The Award is given for contributions to the enhancement of public understanding of the Earth and space sciences. Full story here.
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
The 7.7 Haida Gwaii earthquake on October 27, 2012, was monitored by NEPTUNE Canada. Full story here.
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Dr. Deborah Kelley, OOI RSN Associate Director for Science, will be giving a talk on October 24 at 7 pm at the Burke Museum on the UW campus. Her talk on "Volcanoes: Supporting Life Under the Sea" is part of the Burke's lecture series "The Scientific Lens: Research and Photography." More information here.
Tuesday, October 09, 2012
Allison Fundis, RSN Education and Public Engagement Liaison, will be giving a short talk on "Bringing the Internet into the Depths of the Ocean" on Monday, October 15, at Seattle's Neptune Theatre as part of the Burke Museum's Short Takes on Capturing Nature program. More information here.
Friday, September 28, 2012
Friday, September 21, 2012
The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) has opened a new state-of-the art Laboratory for Ocean Sensors and Observing Systems that will house work for the Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) and other WHOI ocean observing efforts. Full story here.
Thursday, September 13, 2012
Mary Miller of San Francisco's Exploratorium and John Delaney compare exploring Mars and exploring Earth's oceans. Webcast is here.
Monday, September 10, 2012
A Seattle Times article about the UW-led regional cabled network component--the Regional Scale Nodes--of the National Science Foundation's Ocean Observatories Initiative, describes the challenges of wiring the ocean and seafloor. Full article is here.
Friday, September 07, 2012
Oregon State University is seeking a contractor to provide Uncabled and/or Cabled Configuration Coastal Surface Piercing Profilers (CSPP). Responses to the solicitation must be received no later than the due date and time in accordance with the submittal instructions contained in the solicitation document. More specifics on this solicitation are here.
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Tuesday, September 04, 2012
The Ocean Observatories Initiative (OO) is seeking applicants to serve on the OOI Program Advisory Committee. Information here.
Friday, August 03, 2012
There is a job opening for an Electrical Engineer with the OOI RSN engineering team at the UW Applied Physics Laboratory. More information may be found here. This position will be open until filled.
Tuesday, July 31, 2012
"In further news about awesome people doing awesome things, a team from the University of Washington is installing a series of nodes on the sea floor — something akin to a 'giant electrical outlet' the size of a Volkswagen Beetle — to provide Internet connectivity and power for real-time observations of the ocean." Story here in GeekWire about primary node installation.
Friday, July 27, 2012
On tsunami forecasts, greenhouse gases from the ocean floor, and living under the sea. Q and A in MACLEANS.CA with Kate Moran, President and CEO of Ocean Networks Canada.
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
The first U.S. cabled ocean observatory reached a milestone on July 14 with the installation of a node 9,500 feet deep off the coast of Oregon. Full story in Phys.org here.
Tuesday, July 17, 2012
The ocean has been chronically under-sampled in our scientific quest to understand and characterize its complexity. Theoretical models are no longer a good substitute for real measured data in this last frontier of unexplored and relatively uncharted part of our planet. Article on the OOI by Steve Taranovich in EDN. Full story here.
Thursday, July 12, 2012
The Consortium for Ocean Leadership, with funding from the National Science Foundation, has selected Nortek USA, of Boston, MA, and Nobska Development , Inc. of Woods Hole, MA, to provide 3D single point current meter (VEL3D) Instruments for the Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI). Full story here.
Monday, July 09, 2012
The Consortium for Ocean Leadership, with funding from the National Science Foundation, has selected Teledyne RD Instruments Inc., of Poway, CA to provide Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (ADCP) Instruments for the Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI). Full story here.