University of Washington (UW)

Collaborating Institution

The University of Washington is helping develop science and education programs associated with studies of the northeast Pacific Ocean off the Washington and Oregon coasts. The technologies and infrastructure supporting this work are described on websites for the National Science Foundation's Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) and the Regional Scale Nodes component of the OOI being developed at the University of Washington.

The University of Washington School of Oceanography is an internationally recognized leader in ocean research and education and the home institution of several key scientists and engineers contributing to the NEPTUNE project.