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Demos at the Ocean Observatories Initiative booth at the Ocean Sciences Meeting

By Stace Beaulieu | January 27, 2024

I’ll be demonstrating the Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) Data Explorer at OOI’s booth at the Ocean Sciences Meeting. Join me to find, compare, and share OOI data Update: in addition to demonstrating Data Explorer, I demonstrated OOI’s JupyterHub – for more about this new resource see Jupyter Hub Town Hall March 6, 2024. OOI…

At-Sea Tests with the Ocean Observatories Initiative

By Stace Beaulieu | October 22, 2023

I served as Documentation Lead for a cruise in October 2023 that headed south from Woods Hole to the new location of the Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI) Pioneer Array in the Mid-Atlantic Bight (MAB). See our expedition blog Our cruise report will be posted at OOI’s Alfresco repository under Coastal Pioneer MAB Array >…

Virtual helper and demo for the Data Help Desk at AGU Fall Meeting

By Stace Beaulieu | December 7, 2022

During the week of December 12-16, 2022, I’ll be serving (virtually) at the Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP) Data Help Desk at the AGU Fall Meeting. Follow @EarthDataHelp on Twitter along with #DataHelpDesk #AGU22. Check out the Data Help Desk gallery online [here] for a variety of tips and tutorials. I contributed a demo using…

Data science training for future leaders of Deep Ocean Observing

By Stace Beaulieu | May 2, 2022
[Updated February 2024] I served as data science trainer for the Implementing a Deep Ocean Observing Strategy (iDOOS) project with an online workshop series in 2023: Beaulieu, Stace E., Stocks, Karen, Smith, Leslie M. (2024) FAIR Data Training for Deep Ocean Early Career Researchers: Syllabus and slide presentations. Woods Hole Open Access Server. You can…

New paper for deep-sea larvae with occurrence data available in OBIS and GBIF

By Stace Beaulieu | July 31, 2021

We are pleased to announce not only a new paper but also the availability of new data for deep-sea larvae collected near three deep-sea hydrothermal vent fields [East Pacific Rise 9 50 N, Mariana Back-Arc Snail (and Archaean), and Pescadero Basin Auka]: Tyler J. Carrier, Stace E. Beaulieu, Susan W. Mills, Lauren S. Mullineaux, and…

Two decades of macrofauna data from hydrothermal vents on the East Pacific Rise available in OBIS and GBIF

By Stace Beaulieu | January 22, 2021

We are pleased to announce the availability of two decades of macrofauna data from colonization surfaces deployed at the East Pacific Rise 9 50 N hydrothermal vent field. Species and morphogroups were matched to equal or lowest level taxon in the World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS). We provide 3536 machine-readable counts of taxon-resolved macrofauna…

New project Harmful Algal Bloom Community Technology Accelerator

By Stace Beaulieu | October 12, 2020

I am co-PI on a new research project funded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to improve our nation’s response to harmful algal blooms (HABs). I’ll be working with Heidi Sosik @ WHOI and collaborating with the Southern California Coastal Ocean Observing System (SCCOOS), Central and Northern California Ocean Observing System (CeNCOOS), University…

#hot2coldvents cruise to deep-sea vents!

By Stace Beaulieu | December 12, 2019

The #hot2coldvents cruise to deep-sea vents with the deep-diving submarine Alvin was 17 December 2019 – 7 January 2020. Here’s a video clip showing us in Alvin working on the East Pacific Rise with full credits: Here’s a website with our daily blog and all the hashtags to check in Instagram, Facebook, and more:…

Interview for Popular Science Tales from the Field

By Stace Beaulieu | October 16, 2019

“Where do you park when you dive thousands of feet into the ocean?” Interview posted online October 14, 2019: See other Tales from the Field:

Global trait database for vent fauna now available online

By Stace Beaulieu | August 6, 2019

Thrilled to announce the availability of the sFDvent global‐scale trait database for deep‐sea hydrothermal vent animal species. Our article is available open access in Global Ecology and Biogeography (, and our data tables are available in Dryad ( It was such a pleasure to work with the lead authors and working group chairs Abbie Chapman…