Projects

Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI)
An NSF-funded project composed of heavily instrumented coastal, regional, and global mooring arrays and autonomous underwater vehicles to address critical, science-driven questions and enhance capabilities to address pressing issues such as climate change, ecosystem variability, ocean acidification, and carbon cycling.

Beaufort Gyre Observing System (BGOS)
An array of sub-surface moored profilers and ice-tethered profilers as well as ship-based hydrographic stations to monitor changes in the western Arctic Ocean that has resulted in nearly 100 peer-reviewed papers (as of late-2016).

Overturning in the Sub-polar North Atlantic Program (OSNAP)
A five-year, NSF-funded program that includes contributions from scientists in the U.S., Canada, U.K., Germany, France, and the Netherlands to continuously measure the strength and pathways of ocean currents over the entire sub-polar region of the North Atlantic where some of the most important ocean currents come together.

North Pole Environmental Observatory (NPEO)
An automated scientific observatory in the Central Arctic Ocean that includes sub-surface moored instruments and drifting data buoys

Ice-tethered Profiler (ITP)
Designed with the help of current MOE staff and first deployed in 2004, the ITP system provides long-term, high-resolution measurements of physical, chemical, and biological conditions under ice-covered seas.

Greenland Glacial Melt
A study of meltwater from the Greenland Ice Sheet and ocean dynamics that included several year-round moored instruments in Sermilik Fjord.