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  REU SOEST  -  2019  -  Kilo Moana  
  Project Information  
Project Title: REU Site: Earth Science on Volcanic Islands Project Status: Submitted
Principal Investigator: Paul Wessel, UH_SOEST Project Institution: UH_SOEST
Project ID: 104946 Version #: 2
Date Submitted: 8/18/2015 5:49:00 PM Created By: Paul Wessel
Date Last Modified: 1/28/2016 9:08:00 AM URI Serial #: None
Funding Agencies: NSF/OCE - NONE - Funded
NSF/GEO - NONE - Funded
Summary of Field Work: This is a REU student cruise around the Hawaiian Islands. Due to its duration of 2-3 days we will map unexplored areas in the vicinity, collect underway geophysical data such as magnetics, gravity, sub-bottom reflections (3.5 kHz), and daily XBTs for sound velocity control. Dredging for rock samples.
Summary of Facility Requirements: Multibeam sonar, towed magnetometer, gravimeter, sub-bottom profiler (e.g., 3.5. kHz). sound velocity profilers (Expendable Bathymetric
Thermographs (XBT's)).
Summary of other requirements and comments:  
Ship Request Identification
Type of Request: Primary Ship Use Request Status: Submitted
Request ID: 1007940 Created By: Paul Wessel
Date Last Modified: 1/27/2016 4:36:00 PM Date Submitted: 8/18/2015 5:49:00 PM
Requested Ship, Operating Days and Dates
Year: 2019 Ship/Facility: Kilo Moana
Optimum Start Date: 6/1/2019 Dates to Avoid: We would like the REU cruise to take places as early as possible in their visit, which is June and July.
Earliest Start Date: 6/1/2019 Multi-Ship Op: No
Latest Start Date: 7/30/2019 Other Ship(s): n/a

Operating Days Needed: Science Days Mob Days De-Mob Days Estimated Transit Days Total Days
2 0 0 0 2
Repeating Cruise?
(within same year)
No Interval:   # of Cruises:  

Description of Repeating cruise requirements: n/a
Justification/Explanation for ship choice, dates,
conflicts, number of days & multi-ship operations:
This is a student cruise for a REU site program at SOEST. We wish to take ~10 undergraduates on a short cruise to introduce them to ocean-going science. We prefer the cruise to take place as early as possible during their visit (June-July). If the Kilo Moana is not available then the Ka`imikai-O-Kanaloa could be a substitute.
Work Area for Cruise
Short Description of Op Area
for use in schedules:
Hawaiian Island
Description of Op Area: Area centered on Oahu reachable during a 3 day cruise.
Op Area Size/Dia.: 85,000 sq. nm
  Lat/Long Marsden Grid Navy Op Area
18° N / 160° W map
53 map
NP11 map
23° N / 155° 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, , None, Honolulu, HI, USA
Explanation/justification for requested
ports and dates of intermediate stops
or to list additional port stops
All participants will be in Honolulu as part of the SOEST REU program.

 Important Info on Working in Foreign Ports

Science Party
Chief Scientist: Paul Wessel, UH_SOEST
# in Science Party 28 # 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 Vessel is capable of berthing up to 28 scientists/students/educators. We expect 10 REU students and their host mentors to participate, plus some graduate students.
Instrumentation Requirements That Impact Scheduling Decisions
Unselected 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.

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