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  Fieberling2019  -  2019  -  Sally Ride  
  Project Information  
Project Title: Comprehensive survey of the Fieberling-Guadalupe Seamount Chain Project Status: Submitted
Principal Investigator: Sarah M. Maher, UCSD Project Institution: UCSD
Project ID: 106322 Version #: 2
Date Submitted: 11/30/2018 5:52:00 PM Created By: Sarah M. Maher
Date Last Modified: 7/21/2020 11:23:00 PM URI Serial #: None
Funding Agencies: INST/UCSD/SIO - NONE - Funded
Summary of Field Work: Here we propose a ten day cruise on the R/V Sally Ride, for the November-December 2019 time slot (date flexible), to perform a detailed survey of four seamounts on the Fieberling-Guadalupe Seamount Chain. Currently, this chain off the coast of southern California has limited dredge samples and surveys that cannot resolve whether its volcanism is derived from a hotspot source or due to tectonic processes. We have planned 4 total days of transit time and 6 days on site to preform a detailed bathymetric and magnetic survey along with several dredges. This will help to determine the temporal evolution of the chain. This cruise will be offered as a class aimed at geoscience (GS) graduate students but open to all curricular groups. The academic goal is to learn data collection and analysis at sea, and will culminate in a peer-reviewed paper written by the students.
Summary of Facility Requirements: Our planned survey would require use of the dredge equipment and sampling gear, magnetometer, multibeam, and 1 dredge technician. If we have 2 dredge technicians we would be able to run 24 hour operations. We also require sufficient deck space for dredge operations and sample storage.
Summary of other requirements and comments:  
Ship Request Identification
Type of Request: Primary Ship Use Request Status: Submitted
Request ID: 1010186 Created By: Sarah M. Maher
Date Last Modified: 7/21/2020 11:23:00 PM Date Submitted: 11/30/2018 5:52:00 PM
Requested Ship, Operating Days and Dates
Year: 2019 Ship/Facility: Sally Ride
Optimum Start Date: 11/26/2019 Dates to Avoid: We are very flexible in our dates, and could be available any time the Sally Ride is in port in San Diego.
Earliest Start Date: 11/26/2019 Multi-Ship Op: No
Latest Start Date: 12/5/2019 Other Ship(s): N/A

Operating Days Needed: Science Days Mob Days De-Mob Days Estimated Transit Days Total Days
6 0 0 4 10
Repeating Cruise?
(within same year)
No Interval:   # of Cruises:  

Description of Repeating cruise requirements: No repeat cruise is needed.
Justification/Explanation for ship choice, dates,
conflicts, number of days & multi-ship operations:
We are requesting the R/V Sally Ride through UC ship funds for its scheduled time in port in San Diego from November/December 2019. The Sally Ride is the only available ship that can do dredge operations this far offshore, but our scheduled time is flexible.
Work Area for Cruise
Short Description of Op Area
for use in schedules:
Description of Op Area: Four seamounts in the Fieberling chain from Fieberling seamount to the seamount southwest of Hoke.
Op Area Size/Dia.: 150 nmi
  Lat/Long Marsden Grid Navy Op Area
32.7074° N / 117.2389° W map
120 map
NP09 map
32.7074° N / 117.2389° W map
120 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
The science team is based out of San Diego, and our requested ship should be in San Diego port during our time frame.

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Science Party
Chief Scientist: Sarah M. Maher, UCSD
# 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 There will be three student Co-PIs, two faculty advisors, 9 students or faculty, and 2 technicians for dredge and/or computer operations are needed.
Instrumentation Requirements That Impact Scheduling Decisions
Selected Dynamic PositioningUnselected ADCPSelected MultibeamUnselected Seismic
Selected 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 workSelected 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 require a magnetometer with cable and winch in addition to the requested instrumentation to be on the ship.

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.

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