Leg 1 of the Cabled Array, VISIONS’15 expedition is now underway. Under blue skies, the R/V Thompson departed the University of Washington, School of Oceanography dock at 0700. For the next ~ 1.5 days, this global class research ship will
On July 4, 2015, the University of Washington research ship the R/V Thompson will set sail for the first operations and maintenance cruise for the cabled component of the National Science Foundation’s Ocean Observatories Initiative.
Orest is a Project Scientist with the OOI Cabled Array program. He is an organic geochemist with a strong background in hydrogeology and sediment geochemistry. As part of the Cable Array team he is oversees several of the instruments installed on
Skip Denny is part of the OOI Cabled Array engineering team at APL's Electronic System Department and has a particular niche for ocean sensors. He has developed sensor systems and signal processing schemes for commercial and military systems
The state-of-the-art Shallow Profiler mooring features a two-legged system that terminates at a 200-m Platform. The 13 ft across platform hosts an instrumented winched Shallow Profiler that travels from 200 m to just below the ocean's surfac