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General Information

Name:Deborah S. Kelley
Affiliation:University of Washington
Address:School of Oceanography
Box 357940
Seattle, WA   98195
Phone:206-543-9279
Fax:206-543-6073
Email:kelley@ocean.washington.edu
  
Date submitted:Feb 6, 2006
Expected cruise dates:April 1-May 2, 2007
Proposed start/end ports:
Bermuda-Bermuda
Proposed vessel name:Atlantis/knorr
Proposed title:Collaborative Research: Fractures, Fluids and Life at the Lost City Hydrothermal Field
Funding agency:NSF-OCE


Brief description of planned ROV Drill System work:
Several transects of ~ 1inchx20inch drill holes are proposed in variably altered peridotite bedrock and hydrothermal vent
chimneys composed of carbonate. ~ 3-5 reamed holes (~ 3 inch diameter, 20 inches long) will be completed for instrumentation using microbial incubators developed by Kelley (same instruments as those deployed in Endeavour sulfides in 2005)

Tentative ROV Drill System Budget Calculator

Number of proposed Drill System Deployments:12
Number of days at sea, include 4 days total port time:36

General Information

Name:Eli Silver
Affiliation:University of California
Address:Earth Sciences Dept
1156 High St
Santa Cruz, CA 95064
Phone:831-459-2266
Fax:831-459-3074
Email:esilver@pmc.ucsc.edu
  
Date submitted:Feb 15, 2006
Expected cruise dates:Oct-Nov 2007 (ideally)
Proposed start/end ports:
Fiji, Lae
Proposed vessel name:Melville, Revelle
Proposed title:Sector collapse and submarine landslide processes at island arc volcanoes
Funding agency:NSF


Brief description of planned ROV Drill System work:
35 day cruise will be requested. We need to sample large blocks in a debris avalanche for petrology and mineral alteration. We anticipate 4 full days devoted to use of the rock drill. Lithologies include basalts and andesites, dikes and lavas.

Tentative ROV Drill System Budget Calculator

Number of proposed Drill System Deployments:8-10
Number of days at sea, include 4 days total port time:39

General Information

Name:James F. Holden
Affiliation:University of Massachusetts
Address:639 N. Pleasant St.
Dept. of Microbiology
Amherst, MA 01003
Phone:413-577-1742
Fax:413-545-1578
Email:jholden@microbio.umass.edu
  
Date submitted:Feb 15, 2006
Expected cruise dates:summer 2008, 2009
Proposed start/end ports:
Seattle or Astoria
Proposed vessel name: 
Proposed title:Constraints on hyperthermophile growth in deep-sea hydrothermal sulfide deposits
Funding agency:NSF


Brief description of planned ROV Drill System work:
I would like to use the rock drill to collect hydrothermal sulfide core samples from the Endeavour segment vent field. I would try to collect 6-8 core samples each year in 2008 and 2009. The holes would not be instrumented following the coring. I expect that two dive days would be required each year to obtain these samples.

Tentative ROV Drill System Budget Calculator

Number of proposed Drill System Deployments:4
Number of days at sea, include 4 days total port time:42


 

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