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  Diurnal Productivity  -  2017  -  Thomas G. Thompson  
  Project Information  
Project Title: Collaborative Research: Measuring Ocean
Productivity from the Diurnal Change in Oxygen and Carbon
Project Status: Submitted
Principal Investigator: Paul Quay, UW Project Institution: OSU-CEOAS
Project ID: 104720 Version #: 1
Date Submitted: 6/15/2016 6:45:00 PM Created By: Angelicque White
Date Last Modified: 7/19/2016 1:22:00 PM URI Serial #: None
Funding Agencies: NSF/OCE - 1536121 - Funded
Summary of Field Work: This work will consist of a series of lagrangian tracking experiments in the NE Pacific, with deployment and recovery of surface drifting sensor packages and continuous water sampling through the ships flow-through system. The first portion of the cruise would be dedicated to retrieval of a profiling float in the vicinity of Station P in the subpolar North Pacific. We will then iteratively deploy and retrieve surface drifting floats at an offshore station, at a transition zone region and in the coastal continental shelf region. This cruise will ideally be scheduled in September 2017. Float and continuous shipboard measurements will be directed to measurement of the diurnal cycle of oxygen and carbon and derivation and validation of primary and community productivity rate measurements.
Summary of Facility Requirements: We will need a CTD/rosette, a clean underway seawater system, ADCP,
sufficient deck space for set-up of on deck incubators, and a radioisotope van.
Summary of other requirements and comments:  
Ship Request Identification
Type of Request: Primary Ship Use Request Status: Submitted
Request ID: 1007545 Created By: Angelicque White
Date Last Modified: 6/15/2016 6:45:00 PM Date Submitted: 6/15/2016 6:45:00 PM
Requested Ship, Operating Days and Dates
Year: 2017 Ship/Facility: Thomas G. Thompson
Optimum Start Date: 9/1/2017 Dates to Avoid: Dates departing beyond late September 2017 would compromise our ability to recover the profiling float.
Earliest Start Date: 8/21/2017 Multi-Ship Op: No
Latest Start Date: 9/15/2017 Other Ship(s):

Operating Days Needed: Science Days Mob Days De-Mob Days Estimated Transit Days Total Days
21 0 0 0 21
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 will be deploying a profiling float at Station P (PAPA) in June 2017 via collaboration with Canadian researchers. Given our profiling constraints, we estimate that the float will collect data for 90d, after which it will need to be recovered. Recovery of this float will be the first task of the proposed shiptime. This necessitates a September 2017 cruise.
Work Area for Cruise
Short Description of Op Area
for use in schedules:
NE Pacific
Description of Op Area: Northeast Pacific, from Seattle Washington to Station PAPA with Lagrangian tracking of floats successively deployed offshore, in the transition region and in the coastal margin
Op Area Size/Dia.:  
  Lat/Long Marsden Grid Navy Op Area
47.6° N / 122° W map
157 map
NP09 map
47.6° N / 122° W map
157 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
Seattle, WA, USA None Seattle, WA, 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: Paul Quay, UW
# in Science Party 12 # of different science teams 2 # Marine Technicians to be
provided by ship operator:
(include in science party total)
Explanation of Science Party Requirements and Technician Requirements The science party will consist of at least two members from the White (OSU) and Quay (UW) lab as well as undergraduate and graduate students. We will also invite participants from other labs interested in constraining rates of oceanic PP. Technical support is necessary to run CTD operations and assist with instrument deployment and recovery.
Instrumentation Requirements That Impact Scheduling Decisions
Unselected 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.

Radioisotopes of carbon will be used.

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
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.

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