More Ocean Observatory Resources

NSF Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI)

Ocean Networks Canada (ONC)

Interagency Ocean Observation Committee (IOOC) – The national office for sustained and integrated ocean observations.

Group on Earth Observations (GEO) – more than 65 nations are building a Global Earth Observing System of Systems to better understand our planet .

Global Ocean Observing System (GOOS) – UNESCO’s ocean-observatory planning arm.

ESONET — European Seas Observatory Network and EMSO (European Multidisciplinary Seafloor Observation ).

Martha’s Vineyard Coastal Observatory

Rutgers Center for Ocean Observing Leadership 

PLUTO – a tropical cabled observatory 18 m (59 feet) deep in the Pacific, at the Liquid Jungle Lab in Panama.

PRIMO – a cabled observatory under the Antarctic ice.

Bonne Bay Marine Observatory – about 18 m (59 feet) deep in a Newfoundland fjord.

At Sea

Research Vessel Western Flyer
R/V Western Flyer cruise planning
Checklist of Supplies
Cruises outside home port
Data and video: formats and specifics
Departure/arrival times
early departure
Hazardous materials
Precruises and postcruises
ROV dive time definitions
RHIB operations
ROV users checklist
Science party guidelines
Scuba diving
Ship to shore communications
Research Vessel Rachel Carson
R/V Rachel Carson cruise planning
Research Vessel Paragon
Emergencies and contacts
Onboard documents and logs
Policies and operating guidelines
Marine operations policies
Departure/arrival times
Early departure
Elevator payload limits
Equipment design guidelines
Hazardous materials
Homer beacon policies
Lab use and chemical safety
NILSPIN ™ oceanographic ropes
Push core policies and description
RHIB operations
Rigging policy
Science party size
Cruise planning
Marine operations policies
Remotely operated vehicles
ROV Ventana
ROV Doc Ricketts
Mini remotely operated vehicle (ROV)
Autonomous underwater vehicles
Gulper autonomous underwater vehicle
Seafloor mapping AUV
Long-range autonomous underwater vehicle Tethys
Investigations of imaging for midwater autonomous platforms
Benthic Rover
Autonomous surface vehicles
Wave Glider
Wave Glider-based communications hotspot
2020 Expeditions
2019 Expeditions
2018 Expeditions
2017 Expeditions
2016 Expeditions
2015 Expeditions
2014 Expeditions
2013 Expeditions
2012 Expeditions
Cabled observatory
About MARS
MARS contacts
MARS science experiments
Ocean Soundscape
Soundscape Listening Room
MARS hydrophone data
How to connect to MARS
MARS contacts
How to interface
MARS site description
MARS instrument deployment
MARS biology
MARS technology
MARS connector wiring
MARS node description
More ocean observatory resources
Local notice to mariners
Mooring data
Research tools
Administration & planning
Marine operations technicians