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  2015 SIO295L  -  2015  -  Robert Gordon Sproul  
  Project Information  
Project Title: Education Cruise for SIO Summer Interdisciplinary class. Project Status: Submitted
Principal Investigator: Greg Rouse, SIO Project Institution: SIO
Project ID: 104678 Version #: 3
Date Submitted: 1/10/2015 5:39:00 PM Created By: Greg Rouse
Date Last Modified: 2/2/2015 6:02:00 PM URI Serial #: None
Funding Agencies: INST/UCSD/SIO - NONE - Funded
Summary of Field Work: We propose a 1 day cruises on the RV Robert Gordon Sproul to introduce students to different aspects of oceanographic research and to provide samples for laboratory study during shore-based part of the course.
The cruise will ideally be on a Saturday in July with the following elements (1) oblique plankton (bongo net) haul, (2) an otter trawl near the Coronado banks, (3) Multicore drop, (4) a midwater trawl
Summary of Facility Requirements: Plankton net with 333 mesh net, mid water trawl; otter trawl, multicorer (ResTech: Please provide core tubes and end caps for 7 core barrels).
Summary of other requirements and comments:  
Ship Request Identification
Type of Request: Primary Ship Use Request Status: Submitted
Request ID: 1007471 Created By: Greg Rouse
Date Last Modified: 2/2/2015 6:02:00 PM Date Submitted: 1/10/2015 5:39:00 PM
Requested Ship, Operating Days and Dates
Year: 2015 Ship/Facility: Robert Gordon Sproul
Optimum Start Date: 7/11/2015 Dates to Avoid: The course is not yet scheduled so the date can be a Saturday in July
Earliest Start Date: 7/11/2015 Multi-Ship Op: No
Latest Start Date: 8/1/2015 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:
We propose a 1 day cruise on the R/V RG Sproul to introduce students to different aspects of oceanographic research and to provide samples for laboratory study during shore-based part of the course. The cruise will emphasize biological oceanography: (1) oblique plankton net haul, (2) an otter trawl near the Coronado banks, (3) a multicore drop at 1200 m, (4) a midwater trawl (IKMT).
Station 1: 32 40 N, 117 20W (water depth ~120 m)
Oblique plankton net haul while heading toward Station 2.
Ideally we would use a plankton net with 100 or 333 mesh (we will supply)
Station 2: 32 40 N, 117 23W to 32 40 N, 117 24W
Otter trawl (we will provide net; P. Zerowfski ) while heading toward Station 3
Station 3: 32 40 N, 117 32W
Multicore: ResTech: Please provide core tubes and end caps for 7 core barrels.
Station 3
Midwater trawl ~ 800 m. head west and so a slow arc to head back east keeping the net at depth while not hitting Coronado Bank.
Work Area for Cruise
Short Description of Op Area
for use in schedules:
Off San Diego
Description of Op Area: Coronado Bank, Coronado Trough, off Point Loma, ~32°37'N; 117°26'W
Op Area Size/Dia.: 100
  Lat/Long Marsden Grid Navy Op Area
32.706° N / 117.236° W map
120 map
NP09 map
32.706° N / 117.236° 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 San Diego, CA, 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: Greg Rouse, SIO
# in Science Party 32 # 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 One restech required
Instrumentation Requirements That Impact Scheduling Decisions
Unselected Dynamic PositioningUnselected ADCPUnselected 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.

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