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  LaJIT2  -  2016  -  Sally Ride  
  Project Information  
Project Title: La Jolla Internal Tide Experiment 2 Project Status: Submitted
Principal Investigator: Madeleine Hamann, SIO Project Institution: SIO
Project ID: 105098 Version #: 2
Date Submitted: 11/27/2015 6:58:00 PM Created By: Madeleine Hamann
Date Last Modified: 1/19/2016 4:03:00 PM URI Serial #: None
Funding Agencies: INST/UCSD/SIO - NONE - Funded
Summary of Field Work: The energetics of the internal tide and the resulting patterns of turbulence within the La Jolla Canyon System will be studied over the course of several months.
On a 7-day cruise in the late fall/early winter, 3 moorings first will be deployed along the axes of the branches at the head of the La Jolla Canyon System (1 km of the coast of La Jolla, CA). Six 25-hour CTD stations at 6 locations will then be occupied at various points within the canyon system. 2-3 months later we will return for a 1-day cruise aboard the R/V Robert Gordon Sproul in order to recover the 3 moorings.
Summary of Facility Requirements: We will need a CTD/rosette, ADCP, mooring spooler, sufficient deck space/A-frame for mooring deployments/recoveries, and a vessel with dynamic positioning capable of keeping station above complex bathymetry and continuous CTD casting for 25 hours.
Summary of other requirements and comments: This work is ideal for the instrument testing cruises aboard the Sally Ride or her sister ship, and is best suited for a vessel with dynamic positioning. However, the work can be accomplished aboard the R/V Robert Gordon Sproul if ship scheduling prevents the use of another vessel.
Ship Request Identification
Type of Request: Primary Ship Use Request Status: Submitted
Request ID: 1008174 Created By: Madeleine Hamann
Date Last Modified: 1/19/2016 4:03:00 PM Date Submitted: 11/27/2015 6:58:00 PM
Requested Ship, Operating Days and Dates
Year: 2016 Ship/Facility: Sally Ride
Optimum Start Date: 9/23/2016 Dates to Avoid: n/a
Earliest Start Date: 8/15/2016 Multi-Ship Op: No
Latest Start Date: 2/1/2017 Other Ship(s): n/a

Operating Days Needed: Science Days Mob Days De-Mob Days Estimated Transit Days Total Days
7 1 1 0 9
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:
Work Area for Cruise
Short Description of Op Area
for use in schedules:
La Jolla Canyon
Description of Op Area: Operations will be conducted at various locations within the La Jolla Canyon System, a 24 km long submarine canyon that terminates 1 km from the coastline of La Jolla, CA.
Op Area Size/Dia.: 3
  Lat/Long Marsden Grid Navy Op Area
32.8694° N / 117.2782° W map
120 map
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32.8694° N / 117.2782° W map
120 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, , None, San Diego, CA, USA
Explanation/justification for requested
ports and dates of intermediate stops
or to list additional port stops
Nearest port to study area. Also, it is the port out of which the R/V Sally Ride will be conducting her instrument trials.

 Important Info on Working in Foreign Ports

Science Party
Chief Scientist: Madeleine Hamann, SIO
# in Science Party 10 # 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 Our science party will include several engineers and technicians who are very familiar with mooring and continuous CTD casting operations. After the mooring deployments, these technicians will leave the vessel by small boat. The remaining science party will consist of two faculty, two project scientists, and several graduate students (most who are familiar with CTD operations). Since we will be operating the CTD around the clock on a newly commissioned vessel, we will need 2 technicians so that one will always be available if problems arise.
Instrumentation Requirements That Impact Scheduling Decisions
Selected 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 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.

Operations will be conducted in water shallower than 500m. 25-hour stations demanding continuous CTD casting above complex bathymetry will be most safely and successfully executed aboard a ship with dynamic positioning.

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
Selected Mooring SpoolerUnselected Portable WinchUnselected Turn Table 
Explain Major Ancillary Facilities
Requirements and list description
and provider for "other" systems.

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