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  C-MORE  -  2016  -  Kilo Moana  
  Project Information  
Project Title: Center for Microbial Oceanography: Research and Education Project Status: Submitted
Principal Investigator: David Karl, UH_SOEST Project Institution: UH_SOEST
Project ID: 104741 Version #: 1
Date Submitted: 2/10/2015 2:16:00 PM Created By: David Karl
Date Last Modified: 2/10/2015 2:16:00 PM URI Serial #: None
Funding Agencies: NSF/BIO/EF - EF-0424599 - Funded
Summary of Field Work: All field work will be conducted at Station ALOHA 22 45' N, 158 W where previous C-MORE work has been conducted. For this expedition, we will be conducting CTD casts, in situ experiments using drifters and floats, testing of new sampling module for long-range autonomous underwater vehicle (MiVegas project), recovery of autonomous Seaglider, and recovery of long-term sediment trap mooring. This will be the final field phase of the 10-year C-MORE project.
Summary of Facility Requirements: We request use of the R/V Kilo Moana to accomplish our goals. This will provide an adequate platform to support the 20+ person scientific party that we expect to participate in this final expedition. The Kilo Moana has been used previously for most C-MORE field operations so we are familiar with its capabilities and their crew is familiar with our needs and operations.
Summary of other requirements and comments:  
Ship Request Identification
Type of Request: Collaborative Ship Use Request Status: Submitted
Request ID: 1007577 Created By: David Karl
Date Last Modified: 2/10/2015 2:16:00 PM Date Submitted: 2/10/2015 2:16:00 PM
Requested Ship, Operating Days and Dates
Year: 2016 Ship/Facility: Kilo Moana
Optimum Start Date: 4/1/2016 Dates to Avoid: none
Earliest Start Date: 3/1/2016 Multi-Ship Op: No
Latest Start Date: 5/1/2016 Other Ship(s):

Operating Days Needed: Science Days Mob Days De-Mob Days Estimated Transit Days Total Days
10 0 0 0 10
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 need to conduct this expedition in the first half of the calendar year due to the timing of in situ experiments, the need for equipment testing, and to complete the fieldwork prior to the termination of the C-MORE project.
Work Area for Cruise
Short Description of Op Area
for use in schedules:
north of Hawaii
Description of Op Area: Station ALOHA
Op Area Size/Dia.: 10
  Lat/Long Marsden Grid Navy Op Area
22° N / 158° W map
88 map
NP12 map
22° N / 158° W map
88 map
NP12 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
Honolulu, HI, USA None Honolulu, HI, USA
Explanation/justification for requested
ports and dates of intermediate stops
or to list additional port stops
Requested Ports: Start - Honolulu/Intermediate - /End - Honolulu

 Important Info on Working in Foreign Ports

Science Party
Chief Scientist: David Karl, UH_SOEST
# in Science Party 25 # of different science teams 6 # Marine Technicians to be
provided by ship operator:
(include in science party total)
Explanation of Science Party Requirements and Technician Requirements Around-the-clock CTD operations, net tows and deployment of specialized instrumentation provided by the science party. Use of underway water sampling system, multiple winches and capstans. Use of science-supplied laboratory vans (3).
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
3 PI-Provided Vans - briefly describe Unselected MOCNESS  
Explain Instrumentation or Capability
requirements that could affect choice
of ship in scheduling.

User-supplied radioisotope van will be used by authorized scientists as per University of Hawaii Radiation Safety rules and regulations.

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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