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  Marine Aerosols  -  2016  -  Endeavor  
  Project Information  
Project Title: Collaborative Research: Coupled Ocean-Atmosphere Recycling of
Refractory Dissolved Organic Carbon in Seawater
Project Status: Submitted
Principal Investigator: David J. Kieber, SUNY_ESF Project Institution: SUNY_ESF
Project ID: 104705 Version #: 1
Date Submitted: 2/13/2015 12:26:00 PM Created By: David J. Kieber
Date Last Modified: 6/19/2015 4:11:00 PM URI Serial #: None
Funding Agencies: NSF/OCE/CO - 1536605 - Funded
Summary of Field Work: We propose a 30-day cruise in the summer 2016. The primary focus will be to characterize seawater and primary marine aerosol that are generated with a high-capacity marine aerosol generator at four stations, two oligotrophic stations in the Sargasso Sea and two biologically productive stations, one in the Mid Atlantic Bight and the other on George’s Bank. We will occupy the two oligotrophic stations for ~8 days each and the two biologically productive stations for ~5 days each. Briefly, the sampling strategy at each station will include determination of the physical and chemical characteristics of primary marine aerosol that are generated with the marine aerosol generator from surface and deep seawater. We will also we expose aerosol extracts to sunlight in deckboard incubations to examine the optical properties and photochemical reactivity of the organic matter associated with the aerosol. CTD casts will be deployed at each station to characterize the physical and chemical properties of seawater as a function of depth in the water column. Depth-dependent seawater properties that will be quantified include dissolved organic carbon (DOC) and Chl a concentration, bubble surface tension, salinity, and temperature. At the two oligotrophic stations in the Sargasso Sea, North Atlantic Deep Water from a depth of 2000 m will be sampled with Niskin bottles, subsampled for chemical characterization, and pumped through the aerosol generator to generate and characterize the physical and chemical properties of the aerosols that are generated. We will also conduct diurnal studies to examine day-night effects on the production of marine aerosols.
Summary of Facility Requirements: We will need space on the fantail for a van that will house a large (approx. 3 m high) sea salt generator. CTD with a 24 bottle rosette (if possible) containing 12 L (or larger) Niskin bottles. Clean flow-through seawater system.
Summary of other requirements and comments: None
Ship Request Identification
Type of Request: Primary Ship Use Request Status: Submitted
Request ID: 1007508 Created By: David J. Kieber
Date Last Modified: 2/13/2015 12:26:00 PM Date Submitted: 2/13/2015 12:26:00 PM
Requested Ship, Operating Days and Dates
Year: 2016 Ship/Facility: Endeavor
Optimum Start Date: 7/14/2016 Dates to Avoid:  
Earliest Start Date: 7/1/2016 Multi-Ship Op: No
Latest Start Date: 9/1/2016 Other Ship(s):

Operating Days Needed: Science Days Mob Days De-Mob Days Estimated Transit Days Total Days
24 5 3 6 38
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:
NW Atl. Ocean
Description of Op Area: We will occupy two oligotrophic stations, one at BATS and the second due west of BATS and east of the Gulf Stream, and two productive stations, one at 37o 30.31’ N and 74o 58.62’ W and the second at George's Bank
Op Area Size/Dia.: 1859 NM
  Lat/Long Marsden Grid Navy Op Area
41.21° N / 67.38° W map
151 map
NA06 map
37.51° N / 74.98° W map
116 map
NA06 map
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Foreign Clearance and Permitting Requirements
Foreign Clearance Required? Yes 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
Narragansett, RI, USA None Narragansett, RI, 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: David J. Kieber, SUNY_ESF
# in Science Party 14 # of different science teams 5 # Marine Technicians to be
provided by ship operator:
(include in science party total)
Explanation of Science Party Requirements and Technician Requirements No special science party requirements. Technician requested for logistical support and CTD operation.
Instrumentation Requirements That Impact Scheduling Decisions
Unselected Dynamic PositioningUnselected ADCPUnselected 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 describeSelected NO Radioisotope use/Natural level workUnselected Other Operator Provided Inst. - Describe
1 PI-Provided Vans - briefly describe Unselected MOCNESS  
Explain Instrumentation or Capability
requirements that could affect choice
of ship in scheduling.

We will use a 8'x8'x20' lab van to generate marine particles. The van will be shipped to the Endeavor prior to the cruise. We plan to have the van secured to the main deck in the fantail. The van will need to be supplied with clean power and clean, non-contaminated seawater.

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 VanSelected 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 need a temperature controlled van to hold 20 to 30 20 Liter carboys at a time for each of our four deep water experiments at the Sargasso Sea stations--one at BATS and the second at a site due west of BATS.

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