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  CTD-based sampler  -  2020  -  Sally Ride  
  Project Information  
Project Title: Development of a low-cost, CTD-based sampler for in situ preservation Project Status: Submitted
Principal Investigator: Peter R. Girguis, Harvard Project Institution: Harvard
Project ID: 106382 Version #: 2
Date Submitted: 2/5/2019 9:55:00 PM Created By: Peter R. Girguis
Date Last Modified: 8/3/2019 9:31:00 PM URI Serial #: None
Funding Agencies: NSF/OCE/OTIC - 1924214 - Funded
Summary of Field Work: Deployment and operation of the sampler will be tested along a depth gradient at an off-shelf site in the major anoxic OMZ of the Eastern Tropical North Pacific. Briefly, sampling will most likely take place near station 6T (18° 54.0N, 104°54.0 W), a site where the PIs have focused previous sampling efforts (e.g., Ganesh et al. 2018).
Summary of Facility Requirements: The sampler will be mounted onto a standard rosette equipped with 10L Niskin bottles and tested for successful firing, injection of preservative, and sample mixing at three depths spanning the anoxic nitrite maximum (~100-130 m), anoxic OMZ core (~300-700 m), and sub-OMZ (~1500 m).
Summary of other requirements and comments:  
Ship Request Identification
Type of Request: Collaborative Ship Use Request Status: Submitted
Request ID: 1010264 Created By: Peter R. Girguis
Date Last Modified: 2/11/2019 1:44:00 AM Date Submitted: 2/5/2019 9:55:00 PM
Requested Ship, Operating Days and Dates
Year: 2020 Ship/Facility: Sally Ride
Optimum Start Date: 9/1/2020 Dates to Avoid: We strongly want to append these days to Mark Altabet's NSF-funded cruise, if possible. Dr. Altabet is aware of this, and has written a letter of support for this proposal. Other than that, we are wanting to work in the optimal weather window.
Earliest Start Date: 9/1/2020 Multi-Ship Op: No
Latest Start Date: 12/5/2020 Other Ship(s): N/A

Operating Days Needed: Science Days Mob Days De-Mob Days Estimated Transit Days Total Days
3 1 1 1 6
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:
Manzanillo, MX
Description of Op Area: 20° 7'11.17"N by 105°57'33.74"W. Sixty kilometers due west out of Manzanillo, Mexico.
Op Area Size/Dia.: approx. 75 kilometers to the north & south of site
  Lat/Long Marsden Grid Navy Op Area
20.031783° N / 106.200437° W map
83 map
NP13 map
18.015723° N / 103.97578° W map
47 map
NP13 map
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Foreign Clearance and Permitting Requirements
Foreign Clearance Required? Yes 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
Manzanillo, Mexico None Manzanillo, Mexico
Explanation/justification for requested
ports and dates of intermediate stops
or to list additional port stops
This is the closest port to and from the study area

 Important Info on Working in Foreign Ports

Science Party
Chief Scientist: Peter R. Girguis, Harvard
# in Science Party 4 # 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 need a total of four people to assist with the CTD operations, and to simultaneously handle the sample processing.
Instrumentation Requirements That Impact Scheduling Decisions
Unselected 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.

We need the CTD, and the ability to attach out device to the CTD frame, in lieu of one or two Niskin bottles.

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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