FINAL project instructions. EX-17-02, 2017 American Samoa expedition : Suesuega o le Moana o Amerika Samoa (rov /mapping), February 16 - March 2, 2017
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FINAL project instructions. EX-17-02, 2017 American Samoa expedition : Suesuega o le Moana o Amerika Samoa (rov /mapping), February 16 - March 2, 2017

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  • Alternative Title:
    American Samoa Expedition ; Cruise plan, EX1702 ;
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    "This document contains project instructions for EX -17- 02. Operations for this cruise will be conducted 24 hours/day and consist of daily remotely operated vehicle (ROV), overnight mapping, CTD casts and full shore -based participation via telepresence. Operations will be conducted within several marine protected areas. The expedition will commence on February 16, 2017 in Pago Pago, American Samoa (14° 16.3'S, 170° 41.22'W) and conclude on March 2, 2017 in Apia, Samoa (13°51.03' S, 171°45.08'W). Operations wi ll include the use of the ship's deep water mapping systems (Kongsberg EM302 multibeam sonar, EK60 split -beam fisheries sonars, Knudsen 3260 chirp sub -bottom profiler sonar, and Teledyne Acoustic Doppler Current Profilers ), XBT and Underway CTD casts in su pport of multibeam sonar mapping operations, OER's 6000 m two- body ROV Deep Discoverer and Seirios, and the ship's high- bandwidth satellite connection for continuous real-time ship-to-shore communications. Operations are planned in the Rose Atoll Marine National Monument, National Marine Sanctuary of American Samoa, offshore (not within) of the National Park of American Samoa, and the waters of both American Samoa and Samoa"--Page [2].
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    prepared by: Kelley Elliott ; Ocean Exploration and Research.

    "Platform: NOAA Ship Okeanos Explorer."

    "Date submitted: February 8, 2017."

    Accompanied by: Data Management Plan (DMP), Okeanos Explorer (EX1702) ; Vicinity of American Samoa (ROV/Mapping) / [by Susan Gottfried] (4 pages).

    The document is proceeded by the transmittal letter from Captain Scott M. Sirois, (NOAA Marine and Aviation Operations, Marine Operations Center, Norfolk, Va.).

    System requirements: Adobe Acrobat Reader.

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