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  Deep-Sea Bio  -  2011  -  New Horizon  
  Project Information  
Project Title: Deep-Sea Biology (SIO 277) Student Cruise Project Status: Submitted
Principal Investigator: Lisa A. Levin, SIO Project Institution: SIO
Project ID: 102968 Version #: 2
Date Submitted: 6/18/2011 1:34:00 AM Created By: Lisa A. Levin
Date Last Modified: 9/16/2011 9:44:00 AM URI Serial #: None
Funding Agencies: STATE - NONE - Funded
OTHER - UC Ship Funds - Funded
Summary of Field Work: 6 AM. Transit to San Diego Trough – Jumars SD Trough Station N 32 35.75’, W 117 29.00’
~2.0 to 2.5hours [ Safety, ship operations and facilities discussions]

CTD – 1.5 h to 5mab, water depth 1220 m [ Demonstrate T, S, Oxygen, Light and
Transmission changes with depth]

Multicore Drop – 1.5 h 1220 m [Collect intact sediments illustrating chemical and
biological properties. Target organism – Tharyx luticastellus [ mudball building
polychaetes] Sediment will be sieved on deck with running seawater. Retained animals
will be examined with microscopes in the lab.

Transit to Isaacs Kid Midwater Trawl deployment location N 32 35.9’, W 117 27.8’
Isaacs Kid Midwater Trawl 4 h along a line from N 32 35.9’, W 117 27.8’ towards N
32 37.0’, W 117 39.7’ Tow depth 500-800 m. [Sample midwater fish, jellies, crustaceans
and observe adaptations]

Otter Trawl - 3 h along a line from N 32 37.0’, W 117 39.7’towards N 32 35.9’, W
117 27.8’ [ Collect benthic megafaunal invertebrates and fishes from 1200 m; discuss
lifestyles, feeding modes and community structure]

Plankton Tow – 1 h 1 m net. [Tow at depths of 400-700 m if possible. Collect and
observe deep-water plankton.]

Depart San Diego Trough: 1930 Transit to Marine Facilities - 2 hours
[ examine sampled material and pack up during transit]

Arrive Nimitz: 2130 – 2200
Summary of Facility Requirements: CTD with Oxygen Sensor
Multicorer (with video if someone can help with setup)
Otter Trawl
Isaacs Kid Midwater Trawl
Plankton Net
Running Seawater
Summary of other requirements and comments: We will need permission for 37 scientist/student berths for one day. I would also like permission for the staff assisting to stay on board overnight the night before the cruise (either Nov. 4 or Nov. 5th).(Up to 6 people).
Ship Request Identification
Type of Request: Primary Ship Use Request Status: Submitted
Request ID: 1004601 Created By: Lisa A. Levin
Date Last Modified: 9/16/2011 9:44:00 AM Date Submitted: 6/18/2011 1:34:00 AM
Requested Ship, Operating Days and Dates
Year: 2011 Ship/Facility: New Horizon
Optimum Start Date: 11/5/2011 Dates to Avoid: Please avoid Sept. 24-25, Oct. 1-2, Oct. 23-24. Only 1 ship day needed but should be back to back with SIO 280.
Earliest Start Date: 11/5/2011 Multi-Ship Op: No
Latest Start Date: 11/6/2011 Other Ship(s):

Operating Days Needed: Science Days Mob Days De-Mob Days Estimated Transit Days Total Days
1 0 0 0 1
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:
Student cruise must be on weekends to allow maximum participation (so students don't miss classes).
Note actual target position is N 32 35.75’, W 117 29.00’
Work Area for Cruise
Short Description of Op Area
for use in schedules:
San Diego Troug
Description of Op Area: 2-3 hours steam offshore of Pt. Loma
Op Area Size/Dia.: 10
  Lat/Long Marsden Grid Navy Op Area
32.5° N / 117.5° W map
120 map
NP09 map
32.55° N / 117.5° W map
120 map
NP09 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
San Diego, CA, USA None None
Explanation/justification for requested
ports and dates of intermediate stops
or to list additional port stops
Start and end at Point Loma

 Important Info on Working in Foreign Ports

Science Party
Chief Scientist: Lisa A. Levin, SIO
# in Science Party 37 # 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 We need a CTD operator and Multicore/Trawl operator
Instrumentation Requirements That Impact Scheduling Decisions
Unselected Dynamic PositioningUnselected ADCPSelected 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.

If there is the possibility to demonstrate the new SIO AUV (video) I would like the opportunity to do this.

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)
Selected 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
Unselected Mooring SpoolerUnselected Portable WinchUnselected Turn Table 
Explain Major Ancillary Facilities
Requirements and list description
and provider for "other" systems.

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