From Al Plueddemann at WHOI I want to alert you to the possibility of conducting ancillary activities during down-time (e.g. overnight) on the Pioneer fall cruise (Pioneer-9). This is an open opportunity, per the NSF/OOI guidelines: https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Foceanobservatories.org%2Finformation-for-researchers&data=01%7C01%7Clatkinso%40odu.edu%7C13b61611be5b4536a6b908d4e26702c9%7C48bf86e811a24b8a8cb368d8be2227f3%7C0&sdata=cvlg8o7y7KZy21SG7AnqMPgpuTNhuVAcVFR4snxdH4k%3D&reserved=0 so feel free to pass this information on to others. As is probably obvious, the ancillary activities would be on… Read more Ancillary research on Oct/Nov Pioneer-9 maintenance Cruise
The OOI research cruise to do maintenance on instruments off Oregon and Washington and at the Axial Seamount in on line at the ‘live’ tab on LINK The student blogs under the ‘education’ tab are great reading.
The National Ocean Partnership Program announces a funding opportunity that focuses on the following: Topic 1. CubeSat Sensors for Investigating Littoral Ocean & Atmospheric Dynamics Topic 2. Improved & Routine Production, Stewardship and Application of the Group for High Resolution Sea Surface Temperature (GHRSST) Data Topic 3. In-situ Ocean Sensor Research & Technology Development 3A. Power Reduction and/or Miniaturization of In-situ Ocean… Read more NOPP – Cubesats, SST and ocean sensors
Dear Colleagues: As part of its continuing commitment to ensuring the most efficient use of its resources, and consistent with recommendations in the National Academy of Sciences’ 2015 report “Sea Change: Decadal Survey of Ocean Sciences 2015-2025”, the Division of Ocean Sciences (OCE) is working with the Consortium for Ocean Leadership (COL) to focus the… Read more NSF / OCE update on the Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI)
The fight to save thousands of lives with sea-floor sensors Geophysicists are ramping up their efforts to monitor major undersea faults for movement, and search for signs of the next catastrophic quake. In Nature