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  ACIDD  -  2017  -  Sally Ride  
  Project Information  
Project Title: ACIDD: Across the Channel: Investigating Diel Dynamics Project Status: Submitted
Principal Investigator: Nicholas Baetge, UCSB Project Institution: UCSB
Project ID: 105561 Version #: 5
Date Submitted: 11/27/2016 4:08:00 PM Created By: Nicholas Baetge
Date Last Modified: 1/17/2017 7:35:00 PM URI Serial #: None
Funding Agencies: INST/UCSD/SIO - NONE - Funded
Summary of Field Work: 5-day survey study (not including MOB and DMOB days) that will quantify the biogeochemical changes observed in the Santa Barbara Channel on diel scales. The study can be conducted at anytime in the month of December 2017 (based on ship availability to the UC Ship Funds program).

The field study will involve ~30 CTD casts over the monthly Santa Barbara Channel Plumes and Blooms (PnB) survey section. 12 of those casts will be conducted following a mixed layer-drogued drifter, capturing three full diel cycles within a water mass. The remaining casts will be completed over two days, surveying the wider region of the SBC. These casts will serve to constrain the spatial variability that might limit the extent to which the observations made at the central station can be extrapolated.

The track-line, including transit from the SIO MarFac to the central station, covers 350 nautical miles. Assuming continuous cruising at the speed of 10 knots, the minimum transit time necessary to complete the full track-line is two days. Given this transit time, the three-day occupation at the central station, and the four repeat 21 nautical mile surveys of the PnB line (over two days), the minimum time to complete the proposed study is 7 days.
Summary of Facility Requirements: -Marine technical services
-Radioisotope van (if available)
-Flow-through seawater (unfiltered and/or filtered)
-Shipboard network
-Satellite broadband
-24 bottle CTD rosette
Summary of other requirements and comments:  
Ship Request Identification
Type of Request: Primary Ship Use Request Status: Submitted
Request ID: 1009016 Created By: Nicholas Baetge
Date Last Modified: 1/17/2017 7:35:00 PM Date Submitted: 11/27/2016 4:08:00 PM
Requested Ship, Operating Days and Dates
Year: 2017 Ship/Facility: Sally Ride
Optimum Start Date: 12/15/2017 Dates to Avoid: -Avoid December 24-26, due to holiday
Earliest Start Date: 12/1/2017 Multi-Ship Op: No
Latest Start Date: 12/15/2017 Other Ship(s): N/A

Operating Days Needed: Science Days Mob Days De-Mob Days Estimated Transit Days Total Days
5 1 1 2 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:
The R/V Sally Ride was chosen for this regional study based on its availability to UCSB students through the UC Ship Funds program.
Work Area for Cruise
Short Description of Op Area
for use in schedules:
Description of Op Area: Santa Barbara Channel
Op Area Size/Dia.: 210 nm2
  Lat/Long Marsden Grid Navy Op Area
34.250167° N / 119.906333° W map
120 map
NP09 map
34.250167° N / 119.906333° W map
120 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.)
Port Calls
Requested Start Port Intermediate Port(s) Requested End Port
San Diego, CA, USA None San Diego, CA, USA
Explanation/justification for requested
ports and dates of intermediate stops
or to list additional port stops

 Important Info on Working in Foreign Ports

Science Party
Chief Scientist: Nicholas Baetge, UCSB
# 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 Graduate students, undergraduate students, K-12 teacher, faculty advisors
Instrumentation Requirements That Impact Scheduling Decisions
Selected Dynamic PositioningUnselected 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
0 PI-Provided Vans - briefly describe Unselected MOCNESS  
Explain Instrumentation or Capability
requirements that could affect choice
of ship in scheduling.

Radioisotope van (if available) is required for primary and bacterial production work that will be done by up to 4 members of the science party who have extensive training working with radioisotopes on research vessels.

Dynamic positioning is required to hold position at fixed stations along the PnB line.

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
Selected 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.
Radioisotope van (if available) is required for primary and bacterial production work that will done by up to 4 members of the science party who have extensive training working with radioisotopes on research vessels.

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