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  LAMP development  -  2018  -  Endeavor  
  Project Information  
Project Title: Development and Field testing of a Lift-Assisted Moored Profiler: LAMP Project Status: Submitted
Principal Investigator: John M. Toole, WHOI Project Institution: WHOI
Project ID: 105147 Version #: 2
Date Submitted: 2/1/2016 12:06:00 PM Created By: John M. Toole
Date Last Modified: 4/10/2017 10:56:00 AM URI Serial #: None
Funding Agencies: NSF/OCE/OTIC - 1634736 - Funded
Summary of Field Work: Deploy a tall (4000-m) subsurface mooring SE of Woods Hole for a 6-month trial, then recover and return gear to WHOI
Summary of Facility Requirements: TSE mooring winch, plus the usual deck gear, blocks etc for mooring operations.

full-depth CTD profile capability - occupy up to 5 or so stations at and inshore of the mooring site.
Summary of other requirements and comments:  
Ship Request Identification
Type of Request: Primary Ship Use Request Status: Submitted
Request ID: 1008238 Created By: John M. Toole
Date Last Modified: 4/10/2017 10:56:00 AM Date Submitted: 2/1/2016 12:06:00 PM
Requested Ship, Operating Days and Dates
Year: 2018 Ship/Facility: Endeavor
Optimum Start Date: 9/4/2018 Dates to Avoid: first of two cruises requested to deploy and recover a mooring for a 6-9-month trial
Earliest Start Date: 9/1/2018 Multi-Ship Op: No
Latest Start Date: 9/20/2018 Other Ship(s): n.a.

Operating Days Needed: Science Days Mob Days De-Mob Days Estimated Transit Days Total Days
2 1 0 2 5
Repeating Cruise?
(within same year)
Yes Interval: 6-9-month # of Cruises: 2

Description of Repeating cruise requirements: second of the two cruises requested is for recover of the test mooring. Optimal time for that trip is in May 2019. Same duration as the first.
Justification/Explanation for ship choice, dates,
conflicts, number of days & multi-ship operations:
request staging out and into Woods Hole to facilitate loading/unloading of mooring equipment
Work Area for Cruise
Short Description of Op Area
for use in schedules:
NW Atlantic
Description of Op Area: mooring to be deployed for 6-9 month trial at 38° 5' N, 68° 41' W in 4100 m water depth
Op Area Size/Dia.: 25
  Lat/Long Marsden Grid Navy Op Area
41.5° N / 70.66° W map
152 map
NA06 map
38° N / 68.67° W map
115 map
NA06 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
Woods Hole, MA, USA None Woods Hole, MA, USA
Explanation/justification for requested
ports and dates of intermediate stops
or to list additional port stops
Woods Hole is requested to facilitate loading and unloading the mooring equipment.

 Important Info on Working in Foreign Ports

Science Party
Chief Scientist: John M. Toole, WHOI
# in Science Party 4 # 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 The science party of 4 individuals, assisted by the shipboard technician and vessel personnel, will deploy and recover the mooring.
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 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.

access to 12 kHz hull transducer to communicate with acoustic releases using release deck box units.

We'd like to occupy several full-depth CTD stations at, and insure from the mooring site on both cruises.

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.
TSE mooring winch requested for both deployment and recovery cruises

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