The ACO website will be down for maintenance on Monday, 21 Aug, 2017.

Please subscribe to the ACO-status mailing list for future ACO operational advisories and alerts.

New ACO instruments were installed during the ACO-3 cruise on 2014/11/01. Click here for ACO-3 videos.

Peer Reviewed Papers

Howe, B. M., : "A Deep Cabled Observatory: Biology and Physics in the Abyss", EOS, Transactions American Geophysical Union. 95, (47), 429-444, 25 November 2014. DOI: 10.1002/2014 EO47 001. (available online at EOS.)

Alford, M. H., R. Lukas, B. Howe, A. Pickering, and F. Santiago-Mandujano, "Moored observations of episodic abyssal flow and mixing at station ALOHA", Geophys. Res. Lett., 38, L15606, doi:10.1029/2011GL048075, 2011.

Ardhuin, F., T. Lavanant, M. Obrebski, L. Marie, J. F. d'Eu, B. M. Howe, R. Lukas, and J. Aucan, "A numerical model for ocean ultra low frequency (UFL) noise: wave-generated acoustic-gravity and Rayleigh modes", J. Acoust. Soc. Am., 134, 3242-3259 (2013), DOI: 10.1121/1.4818840.

Duennebier, F., D. Harris, and J. Jolly, "ALOHA Cabled Observatory will Monitor Ocean in Real Time", Sea Technology, vol 49,2 51-54, February 2008.

Duennebier, F. K., R. Lukas, E.-M. Nosal, J. Aucan, and R. A. Weller (2012), "Wind, waves, and acoustic background levels at Station ALOHA", J.Geophys. Res., doi:10.1029/2011JC007267, in press, 3 January 2012.

Howe, B. M., F. K. Duennebier, R. Butler, and R. B. Lukas, "Scientific uses of submarine cables: Evolutionary development leading to the ALOHA Cabled Observatory, Mains’l Haul, J. Pacific Maritime History, 48, 100-119, 2012.

Howe, B. M., F. K. Duennebier, and R. Lukas, "The ALOHA Cabled Observatory", in Seafloor Observatories: A new vision of the Earth from the Abyss, Eds. P. Favali, L. Beranzoli and A. De Santis, Springer/Praxis Publishing, in press, 2014.

Howe, B. M., R. Lukas, F. Duennebier, and D. Karl, "ALOHA cabled observatory installation", OCEANS 2011, 19-22 Sept. 2011.

Oswald, J.N., T. Norris, W.W.L. Au, and F. Duennebier. "Minke whale(Balaenoptera acutorostrata) boings detected at the Station ALOHA Cabled Observatory", J. Acoustical Soc. Am., DOI: 10.1121/1.3575555, 129, 3353?3360, 2011.