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  heat flow at ASHES  -  2019  -  Atlantis  
  Project Information  
Project Title: Collaborative research: Heat flow mapping and quantification at ASHES hydrothermal vent field using an observatory imaging sonar Project Status: Submitted
Principal Investigator: Karen Bemis, Rutgers_IMCS Project Institution: Rutgers_IMCS
Project ID: 106299 Version #: 2
Date Submitted: 10/17/2018 12:25:00 PM Created By: Karen Bemis
Date Last Modified: 10/18/2018 2:39:00 PM URI Serial #: None
Funding Agencies: NSF/OCE/MGG - NONE - Funded
Summary of Field Work: Overall, the field work is recover COVIS (Cabled Observatory Vent Imaging Sonar), repair COVIS, and re-deploy COVIS. A longer description: Disconnect COVIS from OOI Cabled Array (it is currently at ASHES vent field in the Axial Caldera). Recover COVIS to ship. Repair COVIS which mostly likely requires transport to Newport then Seattle and then transport to meet ship once repaired. Redeploy COVIS in the same site in ASHES vent field on Axial Caldera including reconnection to Cabled Array.
Summary of Facility Requirements: recovery and deployment need an ocean going ship with multiple winches and an ROV. Coordination with the OOI Cabled Array operation is a must. Summer 2019 this means Ship is Atlantic and ROV is Jason. COVIS operations will require an additional winch to bring COVIS over ship's edge independent of the ROV. ROV is needed both for the actual recovery and deployment as well as the disconnection and connection from the Cabled Array.
Summary of other requirements and comments: coordination with OOI Cabled Array cruises is a must
Ship Request Identification
Type of Request: Collaborative Ship Use Request Status: Submitted
Request ID: 1010152 Created By: Karen Bemis
Date Last Modified: 10/18/2018 2:39:00 PM Date Submitted: 10/17/2018 12:25:00 PM
Requested Ship, Operating Days and Dates
Year: 2019 Ship/Facility: Atlantis
Optimum Start Date: 5/24/2019 Dates to Avoid: listed earliest and latest dates are the weather window for the North Pacific; actual dates should match up with the OOI Cabled Array dates
Earliest Start Date: 5/1/2019 Multi-Ship Op: No
Latest Start Date: 10/1/2019 Other Ship(s): no multiship

Operating Days Needed: Science Days Mob Days De-Mob Days Estimated Transit Days Total Days
2 0 0 1 3
Repeating Cruise?
(within same year)
No Interval:   # of Cruises:  

Description of Repeating cruise requirements: Doing both recovery and deployment in 2019 would require being on separate legs of the OOI Cabled Array cruise but I don't think this is being handled as an repeating cruise
Justification/Explanation for ship choice, dates,
conflicts, number of days & multi-ship operations:
recovery of COVIS needs some part of 1 day
redeployment of COVIS needs some part of 1 day but is anticipated to be on a different leg of the OOI Cabled Array cruise so we are requesting it as a second day
mob and demob time less than 0.25 days so not requesting additional time
Work Area for Cruise
Short Description of Op Area
for use in schedules:
Axial Volcano
Description of Op Area: Axial Volcano Caldera - ASHES vent field
Op Area Size/Dia.: <1 nautical mile
  Lat/Long Marsden Grid Navy Op Area
45.933° N / 130.013° W map
158 map
NP09 map
45.934° N / 130.015° W map
158 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.)
no clearances
Port Calls
Requested Start Port Intermediate Port(s) Requested End Port
Newport, OR, USA None Newport, OR, USA
Explanation/justification for requested
ports and dates of intermediate stops
or to list additional port stops
these are the expected ports for the OOI Cabled Array cruise

 Important Info on Working in Foreign Ports

Science Party
Chief Scientist: Karen Bemis, Rutgers_IMCS
# in Science Party 2 # 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 nominally expect need to provide one engineer for COVIS recovery and deployment as well as either an additional engineer or a scientist for either repair work or decision making respectively
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 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.

I suspect the dynamic positioning is already requested in the OOI Cabled Array cruise

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)
Selected 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.
Will need ROV (Jason) to connect and disconnect cables and assist in recovery and deployment; Atlantis should have the winches necessary but this has not been varified

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