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Wednesday, June 02, 2010

Scientists have worked at deeper sites than Gulf oil spill

KING5's Glenn Farley interviews John Delaney about working in the deep sea. Full Story

Monday, December 14, 2009

A Deluge of Data Shapes a New Era in Computing

A 2020 vision for Ocean Science

A new book, The Fourth Paradigm, addresses the transformational effects of inexpensive high-bandwidth sensors on scientific fields. Regional Scale Nodes Director John Delaney is a contributing author. Reviewed on December 14 in the New York Times. Full Story

Sunday, September 06, 2009

Seattle Times Editorial

A University of Washington oceanography professor's tenacious pursuit of research grants will yield an undersea observatory of extraordinary capacity and potential. Full Story

Wednesday, September 02, 2009

KING5 News

The university will build a regional cable network off the Pacific Northwest that will provide electrical power and communications bandwidth to instruments on the seafloor. Full Story

Wednesday, September 02, 2009

New York Times

The vast network of fiberoptic and power cables and stations will relay continuous scientific data and video images from the depths of the seafloor via the Internet. Full Story

Friday, November 21, 2008

MARS Deep-Sea Observatory Goes Live

Six years and $13.5 million dollars in the making, the MARS Observatory went "live" on Monday, November 10, 2008, returning the first scientific data from 900 meters (3,000 feet) below the ocean surface. Full Story

Thursday, August 14, 2008

New AUV used to map locations of OOI RSN node sites

The newest in a class of unmanned submersible robots has helped locate optimal locations for seafloor observation sites off the northwestern United States. Full Story

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

In Galileo's Wake

An article about John Delaney and his work on ocean observatories appears in the Lehigh University Alumni Bulletin, Spring 2008 issue. Delaney is Director of the Regional Scale Nodes program within the NSF Ocean Observatories Initiative. Full Story

Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Riding a wave of ocean research

An article in the Tillamook, Oregon, Headlight Herald discusses ocean observatory activities on the Oregon Coast. Full Story

Friday, June 20, 2008

Daily Astorian article and radio interview

Program Director John R. Delaney was interviewed by the Daily Astorian in Astoria, Oregon in June 2008. Full Story

Friday, April 18, 2008

Video: The Leading Edge of an Environmental Renaissance

John Delaney, Director of the Regional Ocean Observatory program at the University of Washington and Professor of Oceanography, presented the Provost's Distinguished Lecture on October 30, 2007. Click on "Full Story" to access the video of this lecture.

Full Story Friday, December 7, 2007

The Economist: 20,000 gigabytes under the sea

The World in 2008: Science Full Story

Tuesday, December 4, 2007

Interview on KUOW Radio

John Delaney and John Baross, both professors of Oceanography at the University of Washington, are interviewed by KUOW's Steve Scher on the Weekday program about ocean observatories and ocean science. Full Story

Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Oceanography's Third Wave

Article in Science Magazine: Underwater observatories linked by thousands of kilometers of fiber-optic and power cables aim to revolutionize oceanography. Full Story

Wednesday, October 3, 2007

BBC: Oceans lined with research cable

The sea bed may already be strewn with a web of communication cables, but now marine scientists are laying hundreds of kilometres of their own. Oceanographers are building a network off the US west coast that will feed instruments at the bottom of the sea. Full Story

Tuesday, September 4, 2007

New York Times Article: ‘Bringing the Ocean to the World,’ in High-Def

Thousands of miles of fiber-optic cables are strung across the world’s oceans, connecting continents like so many tin cans in this age of critical global communication. Full Story

Tuesday, February 14, 2004

Seattle Times Article: A Sea of Activity

University of Washington professor John Delaney is directing the Neptune project, which would increase understanding of the ocean floor off Washington's coast. Full Story

Tuesday, February 6, 2004

Science Magazine Article: Profile of John Delaney

Marine Geologist Hopes to Hear the Heartbeat of the Planet Full Story