During the VISIONS'16 expedition it is anticpated that previously deployed instruments will be recovered and replaced as part of annual maintaince on the OOI Cable Array. The instruments include those that measure physical, biological, chemi
The Cabled Array relies on telecom industry sub-sea cable to provide power (10 kV DC, up to 8 A) and communications (10 Gb/s) via fiber-optics and copper between the Primary Nodes and the Shore Station in Pacific City, Oregon.
The state-of-the-art Shallow Profiler mooring features a two-legged system that terminates at a 200-m Platform. The 12 ft across platform hosts an instrumented winched Shallow Profiler that travels from 200 m to just below the oceans surface