The R/V Revelle departed Newport, Oregon at 1028 for the Oregon Offshore Site to turn instrument packages on the Shallow Profiler Mooring. This is the first year the UW-NSF Ocean Observatories Initiative Regional Cabled Array cruises ha
During the UW-NSF-OOI VISIONS’17 Cabled Array expedition, 25 undergraduate and graduate students from across the US and globe will participate in at-sea activities. For many, this will be their first time at sea. Below, they share their experiences
Greetings! I am Alex Andronikides, currently a senior studying Geology at Queens College in New York. At the moment, I am working with Prof. Longpre, a volcanologist and igneous petrologist at Queens College. I analyze the crystal cargo found in
Kevin Eyer is a 5th grade teacher at Gordon Elementary School in Kingston, Washington. He is a Washington State Science Fellow and an active participant in the Olympic STEM Pathways Partnership. Working with the UW School of Oceanography, he and
The UW education program enables K20 educators to participate on the VISIONS cruises. As part of the sea-going team, similar to the students they participate in all aspects of the cruise – stand watches, help with deck operations, conduct survey
The cabled Deep Profiler vertical mooring hosts an instrumented, Mclane profiler vehicle modified by the UW Applied Physics Laboratory. The vehicle houses an array of instruments to measure ocean properties from ~2900 m to ~ 150 m water depth.
The remotely operated vehicle (ROV) Jason, operated by Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, is a robotic vehicle that is used to recover and reinstall (turn) much of the Secondary Infrastructure (e.g., instruments, junction boxes) …