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  Havre 2012 Eruption  -  2015  -  Thomas G. Thompson  
  Project Information  
Project Title: Collaborative Research: Elucidating conduit, eruption and pyroclast transport dynamics of large silicic submarine eruptions Project Status: Submitted
Principal Investigator: Bruce houghton, UH_SOEST Project Institution: UH_SOEST
Project ID: 104037 Version #: 1
Date Submitted: 8/8/2013 2:34:00 PM Created By: Samuel A. Soule
Date Last Modified: 7/1/2014 6:44:00 PM URI Serial #: None
Funding Agencies: NSF/OCE/MGG - 1357443 - Funded
Summary of Field Work: We will conduct seafloor mapping and sampling at the summit of Havre Volcano in the Kermadec Arc using the AUV Sentry, ROV Jason, and gravity corer. Sentry and Jason will run in tandem and conduct detailed surveys and sampling guided by recent bathymetric differencing maps that delineate the locations of newly deposited material. We will conduct operations at the Havre summit for 14 days and coring for 3 days.
Summary of Facility Requirements: We require the use of NDSF ROV Jason and AUV Sentry as well as gravity cores provided by the WHOI pool. Due to the size of the science party required to operate Jason and Sentry as well as stand watches and process samples during 24-hr Jason operations, we require a global class vessel with berthing for up to 29.
Summary of other requirements and comments:  
Ship Request Identification
Type of Request: Primary Ship Use Request Status: Submitted
Request ID: 1006459 Created By: Samuel A. Soule
Date Last Modified: 7/1/2014 6:44:00 PM Date Submitted: 8/8/2013 2:34:00 PM
Requested Ship, Operating Days and Dates
Year: 2015 Ship/Facility: Thomas G. Thompson
Optimum Start Date: 10/10/2015 Dates to Avoid: We hope to avoid the winter season in the Kermadec region when storms are larger (July-Sept) and cyclone season (Jan-Feb).
Earliest Start Date: 10/1/2014 Multi-Ship Op: No
Latest Start Date: 3/15/2015 Other Ship(s):

Operating Days Needed: Science Days Mob Days De-Mob Days Estimated Transit Days Total Days
17 2 2 4 25
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:
Havre Volcano
Description of Op Area: Havre Volcano summit region is the primary ops area, some coring work will take place within 15 km of the summit on the volcano flanks and abyssal plain.
Op Area Size/Dia.: 15
  Lat/Long Marsden Grid Navy Op Area
31.2° S / 179.2° W map
425 map
SP04 map
31° S / 178.85° W map
425 map
SP04 map
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Foreign Clearance and Permitting Requirements
Foreign Clearance Required? Yes Coastal States:

New Zealand
 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
Auckland, New Zealand None Auckland, New Zealand
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: Rebecca J. Carey, UH_Manoa
# in Science Party 29 # 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 Science party will consist of Jason operations team (10), Sentry operations team (5), and science party (15).
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 workUnselected Other Operator Provided Inst. - Describe
3 PI-Provided Vans - briefly describe Unselected MOCNESS  
Explain Instrumentation or Capability
requirements that could affect choice
of ship in scheduling.

Jason requires two vans, Sentry requires 1 van.

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 CoringSelected 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)
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.
We require the use of ROV Jason for sampling, AUV Sentry for mapping, and the large gravity core for coring.

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