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  Microbial DOC deg  -  2019  -  Endeavor  
  Project Information  
Project Title: A mechanistic microbial underpinning for the size-reactivity continuum of dissolved organic carbon degradation Project Status: Submitted
Principal Investigator: Carol Arnosti, UNC_CH Project Institution: UNC_CH
Project ID: 105642 Version #: 2
Date Submitted: 2/5/2017 2:50:00 PM Created By: Carol Arnosti
Date Last Modified: 6/8/2017 1:04:00 PM URI Serial #: None
Funding Agencies: NSF/OCE - 1736772 - Funded
Summary of Field Work: We will carry out a transect in the North Atlantic, sampling the water column at ca 6 depths and 12 stations to collect water samples for incubation experiments involving microbial degradation of organic carbon.
Summary of Facility Requirements: CTD (30L Niskins), cold van, rad van. ACDP.
Summary of other requirements and comments:  
Ship Request Identification
Type of Request: Primary Ship Use Request Status: Submitted
Request ID: 1009140 Created By: Carol Arnosti
Date Last Modified: 5/23/2017 2:27:00 PM Date Submitted: 2/5/2017 2:50:00 PM
Requested Ship, Operating Days and Dates
Year: 2019 Ship/Facility: Endeavor
Optimum Start Date: 5/15/2019 Dates to Avoid: We would like to sample the late spring/early summer season, start dates earlier/later in the year are less optimal.
Earliest Start Date: 5/1/2019 Multi-Ship Op: No
Latest Start Date: 6/10/2019 Other Ship(s): N/A

Operating Days Needed: Science Days Mob Days De-Mob Days Estimated Transit Days Total Days
16 1 1 0 18
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:
NW Atlantic
Description of Op Area: a triangular transect along 36 N out to ca 58W, then heading N/NW to ca 41N 72 W, then back to 34N 72W. Stations are spread along all 3 legs of this triangle.
Op Area Size/Dia.: 1000
  Lat/Long Marsden Grid Navy Op Area
34.72° N / 76.72° W map
116 map
NA06 map
34.72° N / 76.72° W map
116 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
Morehead City, NC, USA None Morehead City, NC, USA
Explanation/justification for requested
ports and dates of intermediate stops
or to list additional port stops
Morehead City is close to first/last stations. Also will facilitate mobilization/demob and proper incubation/storage of samples.

 Important Info on Working in Foreign Ports

Science Party
Chief Scientist: Carol Arnosti, UNC_CH
# in Science Party 13 # 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 Need one marine tech to assist in CTD operations.
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 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.

We will be using 14H-leucine to measure bacterial productivity. We have university approval for this work (also prior experience aboard Endeavor doing this measurement.)

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 VanSelected 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.
We need the rad van for bacterial productivity measurements. Cold van is needed for lab work and incubation work, we will have many depths/stations from the mesopelagic and deep ocean.

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