HiSeasNet would not be possible without the cooperation and teamwork of the following participants.
|National Science Foundation (NSF)||The Ocean Sciences (OCE) division at NSF is our main cognizant program. |
See https://www.nsf.gov for further information.
|Office of Naval Research (ONR)||See https://www.onr.navy.mil for further information.|
US Academic Research Fleet¶
HiSeasNet provides service to all vessels within the US Academic Research Fleet (ARF)
HiSeasNet works with some other participants and/or vendors.
|Antarctic Support Contract (ASC)||ASC operates the R/V Laurence M. Gould and R/V Nathaniel B. Palmer under contract with the United States Antarctic Program (USAP). |
See https://www.leidos.com/competencies/operations-and-logistics/antarctic-support-contract for further information.
|CommSystems||Since 2002, CommSystems is HiSeasNet’s primary contractor. They provide systems integration of both the shipboard and hub systems. They are also distributers for satellite communications systems equipment. |
See http://www.comm-systems.com/ for further information.
|Inmarsat||Inmarsat is a British satellite telecommunications company, offering global mobile services. They own the Fleet Xpress service, which we buy via their reseller(s).. |
See https://www.inmarsat.com for further information.
|Intelsat||Intelsat Corporation is a communications satellite services provider. When renting raw spectrum for HiSeasNet, Intelsat has been our primary provider. Intelsat is also a key partner with Marlink for their Sealink system. |
See https://www.intelsat.com for further information.
|Marlink||Since 2020, Marlink is HiSeasNet’s primary service provider for Sealink and Fleet Xpress. |
See https://marlink.com for further information.
|San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC)||Since 2002, SDSC has been HiSeasNet’s primary ground station for customized solutions in the Pacific and Atlantic ocean. |
See https://www.sdsc.edu for further information.
|Shipboard Technical Support (STS)||Since 2017, the HiSeasNet project has been a specialized service within the Shipboard Technical Support (STS) department at Scripps Institution of Oceanography. |
See https://scripps.ucsd.edu/vessels/shipboard-technical-support for further information.
|United States Antarctic Program (USAP)||USAP owns the R/V Laurence M. Gould and R/V Nathaniel B. Palmer. |
See https://www.usap.gov for further information.
HiSeasNet would like to acknowledge the contribution(s) of our past partners, who made HiSeasNet what it is today.
|Cecil H. and Ida M. Green Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics (IGPP)||From 2002-2017, HiSeasNet’s home was within the IGPP department at Scripps Institution of Oceanography. |
See https://igpp.ucsd.edu for further information.
|World-Link Communications||From 2008-2020, World-link was the service provider for FleetBroadband and then Fleet Xpress-related services from Inmarsat. |
See https://wlnet.com/ for further information.