The Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) is an NSF-funded integrated observatory project. The OOI is managed and coordinated by the OOI Program Office at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, which is the leader, owner, and operator of the OOI and its infrastructure. Implementing Organizations (IOs), subcontractors to COL, are responsible for construction and development of the different components of the program. Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution is also responsible for the Coastal Pioneer Array and the four Global Arrays, including all associated vehicles. Oregon State University is responsible for the Coastal Endurance Array and the Cyberinfrastructure component, including data storage hardware and distribution software. The University of Washington is responsible for cabled seafloor systems and moorings.

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