Shipboard Technical Support

Shipboard Technical Support (STS) provides specialized expertise, personnel, instrumentation and support services to scientists that use oceanographic research vessels.

STS also designs, builds and sells specialized equipment and instruments unavailable on the commercial market.

STS is composed of groups that each provide a distinct set of services and expertise:

Woody Sutherland
Manager
Business Office
Located at the Nimitz Marine Facility, provides internal business services.
Computing Resources Group
Manages and maintains STS computing resources.
Oceanographic Data Facility
Provides hydrographic measurements and support services.
Shipboard Electronics Group
Designs and develops instrumentation; Maintains and repairs electronic equipment.
Marine Research Technician (ResTech) Group
Oversees deck operations; Manages mechanical instrumentation
Shipboard Geophysical Group
Provides seismic services.
STS Calibration Laboratory
Provides temperature and pressure calibrations
CCHDO/WHPO
CLIVAR/WOCE Hydrographic Data Office