Welcome to the OOI - Ocean Observatories Initiative

January 20, 2016

For one and a half months in the summer of 2013, the crew of the Research Vessel Thompson and a full complement of scientists, engineers, and students applied their collective expertise to the complex task of installing the Regional Scale Nodes—the UW-led component of the Ocean Observatories Initiative, the National Science Foundation’s huge technological undertaking that will enable new approaches in ocean research and exploration.