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  CANAPE  -  2015  -  USCGC Healy  
  Project Information  
Project Title: Canada Basin Acoustic Propagation Experiment Project Status: Submitted
Principal Investigator: Peter Worcester, SIO Project Institution: SIO
Project ID: 104568 Version #: 1
Date Submitted: 8/25/2014 4:38:00 AM Created By: Peter Worcester
Date Last Modified: 1/9/2015 7:59:00 PM URI Serial #: None
Funding Agencies: NAVY/ONR/OAS - NONE - Funded
Summary of Field Work: 2015 (summer): CANAPE Pilot Study
2016 (summer): CANAPE Experiment Mooring Deployments
2017 (summer): CANAPE Experiment Mooring Recoveries
Summary of Facility Requirements: 2015 CANAPE Pilot Study: R/V Sikuliaq
2016-2017 CANAPE Experiment: USCGC Healy
Summary of other requirements and comments:  
Ship Request Identification
Type of Request: Primary Ship Use Request Status: Submitted
Request ID: 1007315 Created By: Peter Worcester
Date Last Modified: 1/9/2015 7:59:00 PM Date Submitted: 8/25/2014 4:38:00 AM
Requested Ship, Operating Days and Dates
Year: 2015 Ship/Facility: USCGC Healy
Optimum Start Date: 10/15/2015 Dates to Avoid:  
Earliest Start Date: 10/1/2015 Multi-Ship Op: No
Latest Start Date: 11/1/2015 Other Ship(s):

Operating Days Needed: Science Days Mob Days De-Mob Days Estimated Transit Days Total Days
19 2 1 12 34
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:
This request is an update to the request that I previously made and for which a cruise is currently scheduled on the R/V Sikuliaq for 23 Jul - 22 Aug 2015, Nome-Nome. It now appears that the USCGC Healy might be available beginning on 15 Oct 2015, when it is currently scheduled to begin transiting from Dutch Harbor to Juneau. The goal of the 2015 CANAPE Pilot Study cruise is to obtain data on acoustic propagation under the ice conditions now prevalent in the deep Arctic. Using the Healy is far preferable for the planned work because it will ensure that we can get far enough into the ice in the Canada Basin to make measurements that are relevant for planning the 2016-2017 CANAPE experiment, which will extend into the northern part of the Canada Basin. We have requested the Healy for the 2016 and 2017 CANAPE mooring deployment and recovery cruises. If it turns out that the Healy is not available during October-November 2015, however, I request that the cruise remain on the R/V Sikuliaq as currently scheduled.
Work Area for Cruise
Short Description of Op Area
for use in schedules:
Canada Basin
Description of Op Area:
Op Area Size/Dia.:  
  Lat/Long Marsden Grid Navy Op Area
74° N / 155° W map
268 map
AR07 map
74° N / 155° W map
268 map
AR07 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
Dutch Harbor, AK, USA None Dutch Harbor, AK, USA
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: Peter Worcester, SIO
# in Science Party 8 # 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
Instrumentation Requirements That Impact Scheduling Decisions
Selected Dynamic PositioningUnselected ADCPSelected MultibeamUnselected Seismic
Selected 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.

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 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.
Lebus horizontal capstan winch (anchor-first mooring deployment)

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