Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
2004 Workshop

MARS Instrument Software Infrastructure
September 13
15, 2004
Moss Landing, California

Two workshops are planned, the first to be held in 2004 and the second in 2006. The main goals for the 2004 workshop are to:

  • Identify and analyze instrument software infrastructure requirements for cable-based ocean observing systems (MARS) and compare these with requirements for mooring-based deep ocean observing systems (MOOS).
  • Develop the general requirements and objectives for a prototype test of the MOOS instrument software infrastructure technology on the MARS cable-based hardware infrastructure.

The 2004 Workshop Report describes the issues, results, and recommendations of the workshop.

Please read the workshop announcement for additional information. 

Workshop Information

Dates: September 13–15, 2004
Location: Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
7700 Sandholdt Road
Moss Landing, CA 95039
Driving Directions: Directions from many locations throughout the San Francisco and Monterey Bay areas can be found on the travel directions page.
Applying  to Participate: If you are interested in participating, please contact Mandy Allen (email: or FAX: (831) 775-1645) and provide the following:
  • Affiliation and contact information

  • Brief description detailing why you wish to participate

  • Indicate if you will be requesting any travel support

A limited amount of travel support is available for US participants. If you intend to request travel support, the deadline is August 16. Otherwise, the application deadline is August 21.

Workshop Steering Committee

Duane R. Edgington - Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
James Bellingham - Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
Jeff Burch - Agilent Laboratories
John Orcutt - Orion Representative
Frank Vernon - Scripps Institution of Oceanography

Please follow the links at left or below for additional information about the 2004 workshop.


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