Category: Visions 17

Junction Boxes V17

Secondary nodes, also called junction boxes were installed during the VISIONS'14 expedition. They serve as electrical and communications outlets to 23 kilometers of extension cables and ~140 instruments that are installed at depths …

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Tran Do Bao

My name is Bao Tran Do. I go by Tran but it is pronounce as Tron like Megatron or Tron Legacy due to the way how my native language structured. I am currently now a Junior and majoring in Earth, Space, and Science-Physics. I am a chocoholic and

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Primary Infrastructure V17

Primary Infrastructure on the Regional Cabled Array includes Primary Nodes (seafloor substations) and modified telecommunication industry sub-sea fiber optic cables that provide power (10 kV DC, up to 8 A) and communications (10 Gb/s) from a Sho

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V17 Students

For over two decades, the University of Washington has enabled at-sea experiences for undergraduate and graduate students through cruise participation.

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RV Roger Revelle

The Regional Cabled Array OOI-NSF VISIONS'17 cruise will utilize the research ship the R/V Roger Revelle operated by Scripps Institution of Oceanograpy. The Revelle is a sister sh

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Shallow Profiler Mooring V17

The University of Washington Applied Physics Laboratory designed and installed state-of-the-art Shallow Profiler Moorings unlike any now in the worlds' oceans to meet the science requirements for

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Axial Base V17

Location: 46.1082ºN  129.6182ºW      Water Depth: 2650-2654 meters

In contrast to the margin setting of the Slope Base Site (PN1A), the Axial Base Site (PN3A) at the foot of Axi

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Axial Caldera V17

Location: 46.1ºN  130.0ºW    Water Depth: 1510-1530 meters 

Axial Seamount on the Juan de Fuca spreading center is an optimal site for a long-term observatory. It is located just one

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Endurance Shelf V17

Location: 44°38.238ºN  124°18.336ºW     Water Depth: 80 meters      

The Oregon Endurance Shelf Site, at a water depth of 80 m, is the shallowes

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Endurance Offshore V17

Location: 44.2ºN  124.6ºW     Water Depth: 585 to 615 meters     

The Endurance Offshore Study Site at OOI RSN Primary Node PN1C will host two cabled mooring

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