The OBSIP facility is constituted by the following organizations:

  • National Science Foundation Division of Ocean Sciences (NSF OCE)
  • Institutional Instrument Contributors (IIC's)
    • Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory
    • Scripps Institution of Oceanography
    • Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution
  • OBSIP Management Office (OMO)

    • Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology (IRIS)
  • OBSIP Oversight Committee (OC)

    • Committee chair and six additional volunteer members from marine seismology and broader research communities (IRIS Governance Page)

Additional OBSIP Stakeholders include NSF Division of Earth Sciences (NSF EAR) and the University-National Oceanographic Laboratory System (UNOLS).

The coordinated efforts of OBSIP are focused on providing instrumentation and science support to all interested scientists (Principal Investigators (PI's)) conducting geophysical experiments.


OBSIP Communications Protocol