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  Chief Sci training  -  2019  -  Kilo Moana  
  Project Information  
Project Title: EAGER: Collaborative Proposal: Early career chief scientist training in biological oceanography Project Status: Submitted
Principal Investigator: Matthew Church, UM Project Institution: UM
Project ID: 106288 Version #: 1
Date Submitted: 9/19/2018 3:52:00 PM Created By: Matthew Church
Date Last Modified: 4/5/2019 10:54:00 AM URI Serial #: None
Funding Agencies: NSF/OCE/IPS - 1911831 - Funded
Summary of Field Work: This is a 10 day, chief scientist training cruise for early career biological and chemical oceanographers. Science activities will be based at Station ALOHA (21.75N, 158W) and will include training in shipboard scientific instrumentation. Work will focus on intensive (day/night) sampling of both the upper ocean (0-150 m) and the mesopelagic waters (200-1000 m). Training will include familiarization with responsibilities and role of chief scientist and training in proficiency with shipboard equipment and instrumentation.
Summary of Facility Requirements: Some of the instrumentation and equipment to be used includes: CTD rosette, ADCP, various bio-optical instrumentation, MOCNESS tows, vertically-integrated net tows (0-200 m), free-drifting arrays (sediment traps), and various instruments sampled from the ship's seawater intake system. Will require use of the A-frame, CTD winch (0.322 conducting wire), and conducting cable for MOCNESS tows (0.621 fiber optic).
Summary of other requirements and comments:  
Ship Request Identification
Type of Request: Primary Ship Use Request Status: Submitted
Request ID: 1010138 Created By: Matthew Church
Date Last Modified: 9/19/2018 3:52:00 PM Date Submitted: 9/19/2018 3:52:00 PM
Requested Ship, Operating Days and Dates
Year: 2019 Ship/Facility: Kilo Moana
Optimum Start Date: 7/24/2019 Dates to Avoid: Cruise would need to occur on or after July 22, 2019 and prior to mid-August 2019
Earliest Start Date:   Multi-Ship Op: No
Latest Start Date:   Other Ship(s): None

Operating Days Needed: Science Days Mob Days De-Mob Days Estimated Transit Days Total Days
10 1 1 0 12
Repeating Cruise?
(within same year)
No Interval:   # of Cruises:  

Description of Repeating cruise requirements: None
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:
Station ALOHA
Description of Op Area: Station ALOHA (22.75N, 158W)
Op Area Size/Dia.: 6
  Lat/Long Marsden Grid Navy Op Area
22.75° N / 158° W map
88 map
NP12 map
22.75° N / 158° W map
88 map
NP12 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
Honolulu, HI, USA None Honolulu, HI, USA
Explanation/justification for requested
ports and dates of intermediate stops
or to list additional port stops
The cruise will depart and return to the UH Marine Center in Honolulu. No intermediate stops.

 Important Info on Working in Foreign Ports

Science Party
Chief Scientist: Matthew Church, UM
# in Science Party 26 # 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 We plan to bring as many early career scientists as can be accommodated on the KM. We will need two shipboard technicians to assist with the round-the-clock operations.
Instrumentation Requirements That Impact Scheduling Decisions
Selected Dynamic PositioningSelected ADCPSelected MultibeamUnselected Seismic
Unselected Dredging/Coring/Large Dia. Trawl WireUnselected Stern A-frameSelected Fiber Optic (.681)Unselected 0.680 Coax Wire
Unselected SCUBA DivingSelected Radioisotope use - briefly describeUnselected NO Radioisotope use/Natural level workSelected Other Operator Provided Inst. - Describe
2 PI-Provided Vans - briefly describe Unselected MOCNESS  
Explain Instrumentation or Capability
requirements that could affect choice
of ship in scheduling.

The cruise will utilize a MOCNESS for repeat day/night tows in the upper 1000 m. We will also regularly use the CTD rosette. There is a possibility that we will utilize radioisotopes (14C) and if so would require the UH-OTG radioisotope van. We may also bring up to 2 PI provided laboratory vans. Finally, we will also require a backpack winch capable of deploying and recovering free-drifting arrays (sediment traps)

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 SpoolerSelected Portable WinchUnselected Turn Table 
Explain Major Ancillary Facilities
Requirements and list description
and provider for "other" systems.

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