This work is led by the University of Washington Applied Physics Laboratory
and is carried out in collaboration with the following partners:
NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Lab Marine Carbon Group
NOAA Olympic Coast National Marine Sanctuary
NOAA Northwest Fisheries Science Center
UW School of Oceanography
Quileute Tribe Natural Resources
Quinault Indian Nation Natural Resources
Funding support is generously provided through
the Northwest Association of Networked Ocean Observing Systems (NANOOS),
the regional association for the U.S. Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS),
and the NOAA Ocean Acidification Program (OAP).
Ship time aboard the R/V Thompson was generously provided by the UW School of Oceanography. Initial funding to build this mooring observatory was provided through the Murdock Charitable Trust,
the Applied Physics Laboratory and the UW Office of the Provost.
We are grateful for the skilled and tireless assistance of the captain and crew of the R/V T. G. THOMPSON in carrying out the fieldwork.