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  Sentry JQZ Magnetics  -  2014  -  Roger Revelle  
  Project Information  
Project Title: A High-Resolution Deep-AUV Magnetic Survey of the Hawaiian Jurassic Basin Project Status: Submitted
Principal Investigator: Masako Tominaga, TAMU_CS Project Institution: WHOI
Project ID: 103230 Version #: 4
Date Submitted: 2/6/2012 1:50:00 PM Created By: Masako Tominaga
Date Last Modified: 1/15/2013 12:29:00 PM URI Serial #: None
Funding Agencies: NSF/OCE/MGG - 1233000 - Funded
Summary of Field Work: This will be a cruise dedicated to carry out AUV Sentry near-bottom magnetic survey in the Hawaiian Jurassic Basin (1) to obtain definitive Jurassic magnetic record and (2) to address our overarching question: Is Jurassic magnetic field behavior globally coherent? The proposed field work is designed to complete what we proposed for TN272 cruise (Nov.-Dec. 2011), with which AUV Sentry was properly operated only for two dives (20 % of what we originally proposed).
Summary of Facility Requirements: Sentry AUV (National Deep Submergence Facility), CTD that is capable operating MISO TowCam
Summary of other requirements and comments:  
Ship Request Identification
Type of Request: Primary Ship Use Request Status: Submitted
Request ID: 1005091 Created By: Masako Tominaga
Date Last Modified: 1/15/2013 12:28:00 PM Date Submitted: 2/6/2012 1:50:00 PM
Requested Ship, Operating Days and Dates
Year: 2014 Ship/Facility: Roger Revelle
Optimum Start Date: 11/1/2014 Dates to Avoid: avoid the western Pacific typhoon season: Feb-Oct.
Earliest Start Date: 11/1/2014 Multi-Ship Op: No
Latest Start Date: 1/1/2015 Other Ship(s):

Operating Days Needed: Science Days Mob Days De-Mob Days Estimated Transit Days Total Days
18 2 2 5 27
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:
A global class vessel with CTD, big crane, acoustically quiet environment with USBL installation (by NDSF-Sentry team), including Revelle, Melville, Kilo Moana, is the best choice to operate AUV Sentry.
Work Area for Cruise
Short Description of Op Area
for use in schedules:
western Pacific
Description of Op Area: SW_NE 470 km transect in a corridor between the Mid-Pacific Mountains and Marcus-Wake seamounts.
Op Area Size/Dia.: approx. 470 km transect (straight line)
  Lat/Long Marsden Grid Navy Op Area
16° N / 161° E map
56 map
NP11 map
20.2° N / 168° E map
92 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
Pohnepi Harbor, Caroline Islands, Micronesia None Pohnepi Harbor, Caroline Islands, Micronesia
Explanation/justification for requested
ports and dates of intermediate stops
or to list additional port stops
Pohnepi is the closest harbor to the site. If not, Guam works well, too.

 Important Info on Working in Foreign Ports

Science Party
Chief Scientist: Masako Tominaga, TAMU_CS
# in Science Party 15 # of different science teams 2 # 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 personnel (2) and invited extra-institution watchstanders (9) and AUV engineers from NDSF (6).
Instrumentation Requirements That Impact Scheduling Decisions
Selected 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 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.

3.5 kHZ chirp, USBL, gravimeter, MISO-TowCam (MISO surface towed magnetometer), and
University of Washington Deep-tow overhauser magnetometer.

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 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)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 "Other towed Underwater Vehicle", we will use MISO-TowCam

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