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  Hull-mounted sources  -  2019  -  Sally Ride  
  Project Information  
Project Title: Sound source verification - hull mounted equipment Project Status: Submitted
Principal Investigator: Larry A. Mayer, UNH Project Institution: USGS_Woods Hole
Project ID: 106147 Version #: 2
Date Submitted: 4/25/2018 6:30:00 PM Created By: Carolyn Ruppel
Date Last Modified: 4/5/2019 11:57:00 AM URI Serial #: None
Funding Agencies: NSF/OCE/IPS - NONE - Funded
Summary of Field Work: Test sound source propagation of hull-mounted instrumentation (2 multibeams, Knudsen, EK60/80)
Summary of Facility Requirements: Just hull-mounted instrumentation and fantail/A-frame capable of deploying buoys with vertical hydrophone strings
Summary of other requirements and comments:  
Ship Request Identification
Type of Request: Primary Ship Use Request Status: Submitted
Request ID: 1009935 Created By: Carolyn Ruppel
Date Last Modified: 8/23/2018 9:48:00 AM Date Submitted: 4/25/2018 6:30:00 PM
Requested Ship, Operating Days and Dates
Year: 2019 Ship/Facility: Sally Ride
Optimum Start Date: 4/1/2019 Dates to Avoid: avoid January through March 2019 if this is for the Armstrong in the Atlantic
also avoid September through December in the Atlantic
Depending on where in the US EEZ this work is carried out in the Pacific, Sally Ride would be suitable in almost any month in 2019 or in late 2018 if time were available
Earliest Start Date: 10/1/2018 Multi-Ship Op: No
Latest Start Date: 10/1/2019 Other Ship(s): This ship request is for:
Sally Ride in the Pacific for anytime in late 2018 or in 2019

Armstrong in the Atlantic, for the period of April to August 2019

Operating Days Needed: Science Days Mob Days De-Mob Days Estimated Transit Days Total Days
6 1 1 1 9
Repeating Cruise?
(within same year)
No Interval:   # of Cruises:  

Description of Repeating cruise requirements:
Justification/Explanation for ship choice, dates,
conflicts, number of days & multi-ship operations:
Need either the Sally Ride (preferred) or the Armstrong b/c these ships have the two most critical MBES that need to be tested. In addition, these ships have Knudsen systems and EK60/80 split-beam systems with multiple transducers.
Work Area for Cruise
Short Description of Op Area
for use in schedules:
Description of Op Area: Need a location that goes from about 250 m to over 2000 m water depth within a reasonably small area; on West Coast, may be able to use the SCORE range or an area near there; on East Coast, need an area outside the Gulf Stream and probably from Charleston north
Op Area Size/Dia.: 50?
  Lat/Long Marsden Grid Navy Op Area
39.662° N / 126.486° W map
121 map
NP09 map
35.8° N / 123.707° W map
121 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
On West Coast, port could be flexible, although San Diego is preferred if part of the work can be arranged at SCORE. Work could potentially be accomplished with time allotted during a transit leg within the US EEZ. On East Coast (Armstrong), any port Charleston to Woods Hole is fine. Again, the work could be accomplished during a transit within the US EEZ.

 Important Info on Working in Foreign Ports

Science Party
Chief Scientist: Carolyn Ruppel, USGS_Woods Hole
# in Science Party 16 # 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 May need 2 UNOLS techs for 24/7 operation of ship's hull-mounted acoustics, although the science party, which contains experts from CCOM and from USGS, is capable of tweaking the systems to produce the desired signatures for the sound source verification experiment.

Science party could include USGS deck personnel to assist with over-the-side operations deploying and retrieving buoys with vertical hydrophone arrays, private company personnel responsible for passive acoustics component, and personnel from UNH running experiment.
Instrumentation Requirements That Impact Scheduling Decisions
Selected Dynamic PositioningUnselected ADCPSelected 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.

Need both MBES systems (12 kHz system is critical for acquiring appropriate data), split-beam EK system,and Knudsen.

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
Unselected Mooring SpoolerUnselected Portable WinchUnselected Turn Table 
Explain Major Ancillary Facilities
Requirements and list description
and provider for "other" systems.
users would provide buoys with vertical hydrophone arrays, most likely deployed off A-frame

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