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  Seismic ECS  -  2017  -  Roger Revelle  
  Project Information  
Project Title: Collaborative EAGER project:
Early Career Seismic Chief Scientist Training Cruise
Project Status: Submitted
Principal Investigator: Masako Tominaga, TAMU_CS Project Institution: TAMU_CS
Project ID: 105557 Version #: 5
Date Submitted: 11/1/2016 11:49:00 PM Created By: Masako Tominaga
Date Last Modified: 2/8/2017 2:28:00 PM URI Serial #: None
Funding Agencies: NSF/OCE/IPS - NONE - Funded
Summary of Field Work: We have science target offshore Oregon. This target would provide (i) an important science target (see the later Science section) to focus the trainees' attention on contributing to a meaningful advance of scientific knowledge that will result in publications, and (ii) a facility to accommodate post-cruise seismic processing and interpretation workshop (e.g. Scripps Institute of Oceanography, San Diego, CA; Hatfield Marine Science Center, Newport, OR, etc.).
Summary of Facility Requirements: We request shiptime ideally aboard R/V Revelle or R/V Sally Ride with working compressor (s) with a compressor engineer participating in the cruise, with the transit from Newport to San Diego in September 2017.
Summary of other requirements and comments: Spoken with Holly Smith and Lee Ellet (Scripps portable seismic), the IHA permit can go forward as soon as the funding can get secured.
Ship Request Identification
Type of Request: Primary Ship Use Request Status: Submitted
Request ID: 1009012 Created By: Masako Tominaga
Date Last Modified: 2/8/2017 2:28:00 PM Date Submitted: 11/1/2016 11:49:00 PM
Requested Ship, Operating Days and Dates
Year: 2017 Ship/Facility: Roger Revelle
Optimum Start Date: 9/21/2017 Dates to Avoid: Avoid the Pacific west coast whale migration season
Earliest Start Date: 7/1/2017 Multi-Ship Op: No
Latest Start Date: 9/23/2017 Other Ship(s): N/A

Operating Days Needed: Science Days Mob Days De-Mob Days Estimated Transit Days Total Days
4 3 1 3 11
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:
Roger Revelle has been proven to have two working compressors. We would request SIO to provide a compressor engineer sailing with us to ensure to mitigate any compressor-related survey troubles.
Either Roger Revelle or Sally Ride will be on the westcoast during summer-early fall 2017, which will situate the training cruise with short transit to science target (Cascadia) and with post-cruise workshop facility in one of the state institution (i.e. SIO, OSU, UW, etc.).
Summer-early Fall is the only time window that is available for teaching faculty (PIs) and to maximize the participant pool (i.e. graduate students who are on teaching assistantship cannot sail in the exam/grading period of the semester).
Work Area for Cruise
Short Description of Op Area
for use in schedules:
Description of Op Area: Oregon Continental Margin (outside of state water). Two regions to survey: (45-47N, 124.25-126W; this includes areas B and C in the proposal), and (43-44N,124.5-125.5W, this include area D in the proposal)
Op Area Size/Dia.: 120 x 60 miles
  Lat/Long Marsden Grid Navy Op Area
43° N / 124.5° W map
157 map
NP09 map
47° N / 126° 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.)
we do not expect any foreign clearance. Also, we will stay out of the CA State water -
Port Calls
Requested Start Port Intermediate Port(s) Requested End Port
Newport, OR, USA None, San Diego, CA, USA
Explanation/justification for requested
ports and dates of intermediate stops
or to list additional port stops
Ending at Seattle, Astoria, Newport, San Diego work for us to conduct post-cruise workshop.

 Important Info on Working in Foreign Ports

Science Party
Chief Scientist: Masako Tominaga, TAMU_CS
# in Science Party 23 # 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 science party (4 mentors (if on Ride, 3), 2 postdocs, 16 early career participants (if on Ride, this will be 12), and an outreach coordinator)
Marine protected species observers (2-4), and SIO seismic team (2+1 engineer), and two operator provided technician (SSSG).
Maximum ~ 32 (Revelle) and ~25 (Ride)
Instrumentation Requirements That Impact Scheduling Decisions
Unselected Dynamic PositioningSelected ADCPSelected MultibeamSelected 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.

SIO Portable seismic is requested for this cruise. Roger Revelle has two working compressors. SIO Geophysics group is willing to also provide a support for a compressor engineer onboard (Lee Ellet, personal communication).

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 imagingSelected Other FacilitySelected 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 groupSelected 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.
SIO (portable) sea surface tow magnetometer

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