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  the Hawaiian JQZ  -  2011  -  Roger Revelle  
  Project Information  
Project Title: Collaborative Research: A deep-AUV magnetic and seismic study of the Hawaiian Jurassic Crust - the global significance of Jurassic magnetic anomalies. Project Status: Submitted
Principal Investigator: Masako Tominaga, TAMU_CS Project Institution: WHOI
Project ID: 102340 Version #: 1
Date Submitted: 2/9/2010 8:23:00 AM Created By: Masako Tominaga
Date Last Modified: 7/19/2010 10:06:00 AM URI Serial #: None
Funding Agencies: NSF/OCE/MGG - 1029965 - Funded
Summary of Field Work: We will conduct a 42-days cruise (includes 10 days transit) to collect high-resolution near-bottom magnetic data in the Hawaiian Jurassic crust (in the central western Pacific).

We will use the AUV-Sentry operated by National Deep Submergence Facility and MISO-TowCam to collect two 800 km sub-parallel magnetic survey lines.
While the battery charge of the AUV-Sentry (~16 hours), we will shoot seismic along the magnetic survey lines to collect both reflection and refraction data. We will use SIO high-res portable seismic system for the reflection data collection, and use sonobuoys for the refraction data collection.
During underway and MCS operations, We will collect multibeam, 3.5 KHz chirp, and gravity concurrently.
During the AUV operation, we will also shoot seismic with long shot intervals for sonobuoys.
Summary of Facility Requirements: NDSF Sentry-AUV
Scripps high-res portable seismic
Built-in compressor for the GI guns (so, this automatically requires either Revell or Melville)
Scripps shipboard geophysics surface magnetometer and gravitymeter
Shipboard 3.5 KHz and Multibeam system
Summary of other requirements and comments:  
Ship Request Identification
Type of Request: Primary Ship Use Request Status: Submitted
Request ID: 1003558 Created By: Masako Tominaga
Date Last Modified: 2/9/2010 8:23:00 AM Date Submitted: 2/9/2010 8:23:00 AM
Requested Ship, Operating Days and Dates
Year: 2011 Ship/Facility: Roger Revelle
Optimum Start Date: 3/1/2011 Dates to Avoid: Avoid August, September, and October due to the major typhoon season in the western Pacific
Earliest Start Date: 3/1/2011 Multi-Ship Op: No
Latest Start Date: 11/1/2011 Other Ship(s):

Operating Days Needed: Science Days Mob Days De-Mob Days Estimated Transit Days Total Days
32 2 2 10 46
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:
western Pacific
Description of Op Area: NE-SW 800 km transect in a corridor among seamounts at the northwest of Mid-Pacific Mountains, approximately 3600 km west of Honolulu in the central western Pacific.
Op Area Size/Dia.: 865 (432.5x2) nautical mile transect.
  Lat/Long Marsden Grid Navy Op Area
20.2° N / 168° E map
92 map
NP11 map
18° N / 161° E map
56 map
NP11 map
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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
Honolulu, HI, USA None Apra Harbor, Guam
Explanation/justification for requested
ports and dates of intermediate stops
or to list additional port stops
We request the start port Hawaii because we will tow a surface magnetometer along previously collected magnetic profiles from off-Hawaii to our survey area in the central western Pacific. This is necessary to locate us precisely at the end of those previous survey profile. We request end port Guam because that would be the closest port from the predicted location pf the end of our survey line.

 Important Info on Working in Foreign Ports

Science Party
Chief Scientist: Masako Tominaga, TAMU_CS
# in Science Party 26 # of different science teams 3 # Marine Technicians to be
provided by ship operator:
(include in science party total)
Explanation of Science Party Requirements and Technician Requirements Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (6)
Kutztown University (6)
Texas A&M University (2)
Scripps Seismic/Shipbord Geophysics (2)
Mammal Observers (3?)
AUV engineers from NDSF (4)
MISO-TowCam engineer (1)
SIO restech (operator provided technicians) (2)
Instrumentation Requirements That Impact Scheduling Decisions
Selected Dynamic PositioningUnselected ADCPSelected MultibeamSelected 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 workSelected Other Operator Provided Inst. - Describe
2 PI-Provided Vans - briefly describe Unselected MOCNESS  
Explain Instrumentation or Capability
requirements that could affect choice
of ship in scheduling.

SIO Shipboard geophysics: 3.5 KHz chirp, gravitymeter, seasurface magnetometer.
Built-in compressor for portable seismic.
2 vans = SIO portable seismic, AUV Sentry, and MISO-TowCam

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 AUVSelected 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 imagingSelected 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 groupSelected 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)Selected 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.
For "portable MCS/SCS group", we will use Scripps high-res Portable MCS.
For "Other Towed Underwater Vehicle", we will bring MISO-TowCam.
For "Other Faility", we will bring sonobuoys, 2 antennas, and 1 receiver.

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