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  TESTING MODELS OF  -  2010  -  Global  
  Project Information  
Principal Investigator: Marie-Helene Cormier, URI_GSO Project Institution: LDEO
Project ID: 100512 Version #: 3
Date Submitted: 3/1/2007 7:27:00 PM Created By: Marie-Helene Cormier
Date Last Modified: 2/10/2009 1:07:00 PM URI Serial #: 20040212130800IY
Funding Agencies: NSF/OCE/MGG - 0426575 - Funded
Summary of Field Work: 20 pressure sensors have been deployed in February-March 2007 and will be recovered in 2010. 3 science days were/are needed for each leg. The study area is a RIDGE2000 "integrated study site" and is frequently visited, so operations can be scheduled as piggy-backs to other surveys. A medium or large ship would be fine for this project.
Summary of Facility Requirements:  
Summary of other requirements and comments: The pickup cruise for the bottom pressure recorders (BPRs) put out in March 2007 (Cormier/Webb/Buck) would be best paired with Scott Nooner's geodetic work at the same location, which requires either Alvin or an ROV. Scott Nooner will be sailing this June on the R/V Atlantis and is supposed to have another leg in 2009 and a final leg in 2010. It would make sense to pick up the BPRs on that last leg. The acoustic releases on the BPRs will expire in about Jan. 2011. If it becomes impossible to schedule the BPR pickup and Scott Nooner's ROV work in that time frame, we will need to arrange a pickup leg for the BPRs independently of his work.
Ship Request Identification
Type of Request: Collaborative Ship Use Request Status: Submitted
Request ID: 1000345 Created By: Marie-Helene Cormier
Date Last Modified: 2/10/2009 1:07:00 PM Date Submitted: 3/7/2007 9:29:00 PM
Requested Ship, Operating Days and Dates
Year: 2010 Ship/Facility: Global
Optimum Start Date: 6/1/2010 Dates to Avoid:  
Earliest Start Date: 1/1/2010 Multi-Ship Op: No
Latest Start Date: 12/1/2010 Other Ship(s):

Operating Days Needed: Science Days Mob Days De-Mob Days Estimated Transit Days Total Days
3 0 0 0 3
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:
Description of Op Area: RIDGE 2000 integrated study site at the East Pacific Rise
Op Area Size/Dia.:  
  Lat/Long Marsden Grid Navy Op Area
9° N / 105° W map
11 map
NP13 map
10° N / 104° W map
47 map
NP13 map
  Show Degrees Minutes    
Foreign Clearance and Permitting Requirements
Foreign Clearance Required? No Coastal States:
 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
Manzanillo, Mexico None Manzanillo, Mexico
Explanation/justification for requested
ports and dates of intermediate stops
or to list additional port stops
Requested Ports: Start - Manzanillo, MX/Intermediate - /End - Manzanillo, MX or San Diego, CA

 Important Info on Working in Foreign Ports

Science Party
Chief Scientist: Marie-Helene Cormier, URI_GSO
# in Science Party 3 # of different science teams 1 # Marine Technicians to be
provided by ship operator:
(include in science party total)
Explanation of Science Party Requirements and Technician Requirements One PI, one technician, and one graduate student
Instrumentation Requirements That Impact Scheduling Decisions
Unselected Dynamic PositioningUnselected 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
1 PI-Provided Vans - briefly describe Unselected MOCNESS  
Explain Instrumentation or Capability
requirements that could affect choice
of ship in scheduling.

Major Ancillary Facilities (that require coordination of schedules with ship schedule)
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)
Selected 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)
Selected 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
Unselected Mooring SpoolerUnselected Portable WinchUnselected Turn Table 
Explain Major Ancillary Facilities
Requirements and list description
and provider for "other" systems.
This work is now paired with Scott Nooner's geodetic work at the same location which requires either Alvin or an ROV.

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