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  Winter Carbon Cycle  -  2015  -  Oceanus  
  Project Information  
Principal Investigator: Miguel A. Goni, OSU-CEOAS Project Institution: OSU-CEOAS
Project ID: 104507 Version #: 1
Date Submitted: 8/15/2014 10:13:00 AM Created By: Miguel A. Goni
Date Last Modified: 2/3/2015 2:21:00 PM URI Serial #: None
Funding Agencies: NSF/OCE/CO - 1459480 - Funded
Summary of Field Work: Conduct hydrographic surveys (CTD) and water column sampling along cross-shelf transects off Central Oregon during fall/winter season. We propose to conduct three 6-day (5-science, 1 stage) cruises in late fall (late Nov - early Dec), early winter (mid-late Jan) and late winter (mid-late Mar) to collect hydro-graphic data and water samples across shelf-transects centered around the NH-Line off Newport OR. We will be conducting hydro-graphic profiles and sample collection in from the surface to bottom of the water column at multiple locations across the transects and collecting data and samples from the surface underway system. We also will carry out 13C incubations from primary productivity and respiration.
Summary of Facility Requirements: We will make use of CTD rosette, ADCP, surface underway sensors and radioactive van.
Summary of other requirements and comments: This will be a series of short cruises from Newport to Newport with the ability to return to port in case of the weather deteriorating beyond safe operational conditions.
Ship Request Identification
Type of Request: Primary Ship Use Request Status: Submitted
Request ID: 1007209 Created By: Miguel A. Goni
Date Last Modified: 8/15/2014 10:13:00 AM Date Submitted: 8/15/2014 10:13:00 AM
Requested Ship, Operating Days and Dates
Year: 2015 Ship/Facility: Oceanus
Optimum Start Date: 11/16/2015 Dates to Avoid:  
Earliest Start Date: 11/9/2015 Multi-Ship Op: No
Latest Start Date: 11/30/2015 Other Ship(s):

Operating Days Needed: Science Days Mob Days De-Mob Days Estimated Transit Days Total Days
5 1 0 0 6
Repeating Cruise?
(within same year)
Yes Interval: every 4-5 weeks # of Cruises: 3

Description of Repeating cruise requirements: We are trying to understand the biogeochemistry of the water column across the shelf during fall and winter and are interested in capturing different weather conditions along the coast during the wet season. The work will be carried out along the central Oregon coast with the primary transect being located along the Newport Hydrgraphic Line (NH-Line) off Newport, Oregon.
Justification/Explanation for ship choice, dates,
conflicts, number of days & multi-ship operations:
Our request reflects the reality of the Oregon coast in winter in terms of weather and ability to work. With a 5 day science request per cruise we feel confident we will be able to complete at least one transect along the NH-Line even if the weather turns and we have to return to port. Multiple occupations of the NH-Line and other transects to the North and South will be possible during periods of good weather.
Work Area for Cruise
Short Description of Op Area
for use in schedules:
Oregons shelf
Description of Op Area:
Op Area Size/Dia.:  
  Lat/Long Marsden Grid Navy Op Area
45.5° N / 124° W map
157 map
NP09 map
44° N / 125° W map
157 map
NP09 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
Newport, OR, USA None Newport, OR, USA
Explanation/justification for requested
ports and dates of intermediate stops
or to list additional port stops
Being staged out of Newport allows us maximum flexibility to work around weather conditions.

 Important Info on Working in Foreign Ports

Science Party
Chief Scientist: Miguel A. Goni, OSU-CEOAS
# in Science Party 10 # 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 request a CTD tech to carryout 24-hour ops.
Instrumentation Requirements That Impact Scheduling Decisions
Selected Dynamic PositioningSelected ADCPUnselected MultibeamUnselected Seismic
Unselected Dredging/Coring/Large Dia. Trawl WireUnselected Stern A-frameUnselected Fiber Optic (.681)Unselected 0.680 Coax Wire
Unselected SCUBA DivingSelected 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.

We also will carry out 13C incubations to determine rates of primary
productivity and will require space for on-deck incubators for these and
associated DOM degradation experiments.

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)
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 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
Selected 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.
-80 degree freezer

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