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  RAPID-MOCHA 2019  -  2021  -  Global  
  Project Information  
Project Title: Measuring the AMOC and meridional ocean heat transport at 26.5N: Extension of the RAPID-MOCHA Array Project Status: Submitted
Principal Investigator: William E. Johns, RSMAS Project Institution: RSMAS
Project ID: 106372 Version #: 1
Date Submitted: 2/20/2019 9:42:00 AM Created By: William E. Johns
Date Last Modified: 7/23/2019 2:16:00 PM URI Serial #: None
Funding Agencies: NSF/OCE/PO - 1926008 - Funded
Summary of Field Work: Continuous (time series) measurements of the shallow and deep western boundary currents east of the Bahamas, at 26.5N, as part of a larger international program to monitor the Atlantic meridional overturning circulation.
Main Activities: Current meter mooring deployments and CTD/LADCP stations
Summary of Facility Requirements: Global class ship, with mooring A-frame, mooring winch, hydrographic analysis lab.
Summary of other requirements and comments:  
Ship Request Identification
Type of Request: Primary Ship Use Request Status: Submitted
Request ID: 1010250 Created By: William E. Johns
Date Last Modified: 2/20/2019 9:42:00 AM Date Submitted: 2/20/2019 9:42:00 AM
Requested Ship, Operating Days and Dates
Year: 2021 Ship/Facility: Global
Optimum Start Date: 10/1/2021 Dates to Avoid:  
 
 
Earliest Start Date: 9/1/2021 Multi-Ship Op: No
Latest Start Date: 11/1/2021 Other Ship(s):

Operating Days Needed: Science Days Mob Days De-Mob Days Estimated Transit Days Total Days
18 1 1 0 20
Repeating Cruise?
(within same year)
No Interval:   # of Cruises:  

Description of Repeating cruise requirements:
Justification/Explanation for ship choice, dates,
conflicts, number of days & multi-ship operations:
Work Area for Cruise
Short Description of Op Area
for use in schedules:
NA9, Bahamas
Description of Op Area: East of Abaco, Bahamas
Op Area Size/Dia.: 300
 
  Lat/Long Marsden Grid Navy Op Area
Beginning
26° N / 80° W map
81 map
NA09 map
Ending
26° N / 69° W map
79 map
NA09 map
  Show Degrees Minutes    
Foreign Clearance and Permitting Requirements
Foreign Clearance Required? Yes Coastal States:

Bahamas
 Important Info on Foreign Research Clearances  

Are you or any member in your science party bringing in any science equipment items which are regulated for export by the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and/or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR)?
No If yes, have you applied for the necessary permits through your export control office? No
 Questions about ITAR/EAR regulations?

Comments about foreign clearance requirements or
description of any other special permitting requirements
(e.g., MMPA, ESA, IHA, Marine Sanctuaries, etc.)
Port Calls
Requested Start Port Intermediate Port(s) Requested End Port
Port Everglades, FL, USA None Port Everglades, FL, USA
Explanation/justification for requested
ports and dates of intermediate stops
or to list additional port stops
 

 Important Info on Working in Foreign Ports

 
Science Party
Chief Scientist: William E. Johns, RSMAS
# in Science Party 14 # of different science teams 1 # Marine Technicians to be
provided by ship operator:
(include in science party total)
1
Explanation of Science Party Requirements and Technician Requirements
Instrumentation Requirements That Impact Scheduling Decisions
Unselected Dynamic PositioningSelected ADCPUnselected MultibeamUnselected Seismic
Unselected Dredging/Coring/Large Dia. Trawl WireUnselected Stern A-frameUnselected Fiber Optic (.681)Unselected 0.680 Coax Wire
Unselected SCUBA DivingUnselected Radioisotope use - briefly describeUnselected NO Radioisotope use/Natural level workUnselected Other Operator Provided Inst. - Describe
0 PI-Provided Vans - briefly describe Unselected MOCNESS  
Explain Instrumentation or Capability
requirements that could affect choice
of ship in scheduling.

N/A

Major Ancillary Facilities (that require coordination of schedules with ship schedule)
Aircraft
Unselected Helicopter Ops (USCG)Unselected Twin OtterUnselected Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) 
Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (AUV)
Unselected Other AUVUnselected Sentry  
Coring Facility
Unselected Jumbo Piston CoringUnselected Large Gravity Core Unselected MC800 multicorer w/ MISO camera/telemetryUnselected OSU Coring Facility (MARSSAM)
Unselected Other Large Coring FacilityUnselected WHOI Long Core  
Human Occupied Vehicle (HOV)
Unselected AlvinUnselected Clelia (HBOI)Unselected JSL I & II (HBOI)Unselected Other HOV
Other Facility
Unselected MISO Facility - deep-sea imagingUnselected Other FacilityUnselected Potential Fields Pool Equipment 
Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV)
Unselected JasonUnselected Other ROV  
Seismic Facility
Unselected Ocean Bottom Seismograph Instrument Center (OBSIC)Unselected Ocean Bottom Seismograph Instrument Pool (OBSIP)Unselected Ocean-Bottom Seismometer Program (UTIG)Unselected Other Seismic/OBS Facility
Unselected PASSCALUnselected Portable MCS groupUnselected Portable MCS/SCS groupUnselected U.S. Geological Survey Ocean Bottom Seismometer Facility (USGS at WHOI)
Towed Underwater Vehicle
Unselected ARGO IIUnselected Hawaii MR1 (HMRG)Unselected IMI12 (HMRG)Unselected IMI120 (HMRG - formerly DSL 120A)
Unselected IMI30 (HMRG)Unselected Other Towed Underwater VehicleUnselected Towfish 
UNOLS Van Pool
Unselected AUV Lab Van #1Unselected Clean Lab VanUnselected Cold Lab VanUnselected General Purpose Lab Van
Unselected Radioisotope Lab VanUnselected Wet Lab Van  
UNOLS Winch Pool
Selected Mooring SpoolerSelected Portable WinchUnselected Turn Table 
Explain Major Ancillary Facilities
Requirements and list description
and provider for "other" systems.
N/A

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