MUSE Activity Log

August 7
  • RF field testing between UCSC site and UAM array site aboard the Shana Rae (Matthews)

August 11

  • MVP mooring (T1) deployed from Shana Rae at location 36 55.335N, 122 08.464W; depth 69m; MVP to be attached on August 18 (Stone);
  • RF field testing between Long Marine Lab site and UAM array site aboard the Shana Rae (Matthews)

August 15

  • UAM moorings (U1-U3) deployed from Shana Rae (Frye)
    • U1 - 36 56.974N, 122 08.031W; depth 40m
    • U2 - 36 55.563N, 122 04.717W; depth 43m
    • U3 - 36 53.365N, 122 07.438W; depth 86m
  • RF communications link at UCSC installed (Matthews);
  • RF communications link at Long Marine Lab installed (von der Heydt);
  • Benthic moorings (T4,T6) deployed by Ventana from Pt. Lobos (Barry)
    • T4 - 36 54.9383 N, 121 57.6987 W; depth 28.7m; instruments: benthic respirometer, Hydroscat II
    • T6 - 36 55.2742 N, 122 8.3821 W; depth 62m; instruments: benthic respirometer, Hydroscat II, S4 current meter

August 16

  • UAM mooring (U4) deployed from Shana Rae at location 36 54.935N, 122 10.368W; (Frye)
  • UAM acoustic testing from Shana Rae (Johnson)
  • UW glider (S/N-003) deployed from John Martin (Eriksen) at C-Line
  • JPL drifter deployed at M2 from Vito C; further drifter deployment cancelled due to weather (Chao)
  • JPL salinity sensor aircraft 

August 17  

  • SIO glider deployed and recovered from John Martin (Sherman)
  • UAM acoustic testing from Shana Rae (Johnson)
  • MVP tested from Cypress Sea (Kelley)

August 18

  • UW glider (S/N-001) deployed from John Martin (Eriksen) at C-Line
  • UW glider (S/N-003) nearing end of C-line with over 80 profiles
  • MVP deployment on T1 cancelled due to weather; retrying on August 23 from Cypress Sea (Kelley)
  • LBL transponders (L1-L4) deployed and surveyed from Shana Rae; L5 deployment cancelled due to high (30-knot) winds (Gashler)
  • R/V New Horizon leaves Redwood City and reaches waypoint "Fran" at 2000h (Chavez)
  • JPL salinity sensor aircraft takes off from Moffett Field and flies over New Horizon track to calibrate sensor (Chao)

August 19 

  • UAM acoustic testing from Shana Rae (Johnson)
  • New Horizon enters Monterey Bay and begins initial survey (Chavez)

August 20

  • UAM acoustic testing from Shana Rae (Johnson)
  • ADCP mooring deployed from Shana Rae (Stone)
  • UW glider (S/N-003) returning on C-line (Eriksen)
  • New Horizon completes nightly towfish survey (Chavez)

August 21

  • AUV acoustic communications testing from Shana Rae (Johnson)
  • UW glider (S/N-004) deployed and recovered on S-line (Eriksen)
  • New Horizon completes nightly towfish survey (Chavez)
  • Pt. Lobos completes day-time frontal survey (Hamner)
  • Ed Ricketts completes day-time drifter study (Hamner)

August 22  

  • Pt. Sur mobilization (Bellingham)
  • Pt. Lobos completes nighttime frontal survey (Hamner)
  • Ed Ricketts day-time drifter study (Hamner)
  • New Horizon completes nightly towfish survey (Chavez)
  • Ed Ricketts completes daytime drifter study (Hamner)

August 23

  • Pt. Sur leaves port and begins AUV testing (Bellingham)
  • MVP deployed from Cypress Sea (Kelley)
  • UW gliders S/N-003 and 002 complete four and five transects on C-line, respectively
  • Nighttime bioluminescence sampling from Shana Rae (Haddock)
  • Nighttime AUV bioluminescence sampling from Pt. Sur (Bellingham)
  • New Horizon completes nightly towfish survey (Chavez)
  • Pt. Lobos completes nighttime frontal survey (Hamner)
  • Ed Ricketts completes day-time drifter study (Hamner)

August 24

  • Bioluminescence sensor deployed on M1 from Cypress Sea (Kelley)
  • UW glider (S/N-004) deployed and recovered at C-line from John Martin (Eriksen)
  • AUV sampling from Pt. Sur (Bellingham)
  • Nighttime bioluminescence sampling from Shana Rae (Haddock)
  • Nighttime AUV bioluminescence sampling from Pt. Sur (Bellingham)
  • Environmental Sample Processor deployed from Shana Rae (Scholin)
  • New Horizon nightly towfish survey (Chavez)
  • Pt. Lobos nighttime frontal survey (Hamner)
  • Ed Ricketts completes daytime drifter study (Hamner)

August 25

  • UW glider (S/N-004) deployed at S-line from John Martin (Eriksen)
  • AUV sampling from Pt. Sur (Bellingham)
  • Nighttime bioluminescence sampling from Shana Rae (Haddock)
  • Nighttime AUV bioluminescence sampling from Pt. Sur (Bellingham)
  • New Horizon nightly towfish survey (Chavez)
  • Ed Ricketts completes daytime drifter study (Hamner)

August 26

  • AUV sampling from Pt. Sur (Bellingham)
  • Nighttime bioluminescence sampling from Shana Rae (Haddock)
  • Nighttime AUV bioluminescence sampling from Pt. Sur (Bellingham)
  • New Horizon nightly towfish survey (Chavez)

August 27

  • AUV sampling from Pt. Sur (Bellingham)
  • Nighttime bioluminescence sampling from Shana Rae (Haddock)
  • Nighttime AUV bioluminescence sampling from Pt. Sur (Bellingham)
  • New Horizon nightly towfish survey (Chavez)

August 28

  • AUV sampling from Pt. Sur (Bellingham)
  • Nighttime bioluminescence sampling from Shana Rae (Haddock)
  • Nighttime AUV bioluminescence sampling from Pt. Sur (Bellingham)
  • New Horizon nightly towfish survey (Chavez)
  • Pt. Lobos nighttime bioluminescence survey (Widder)
  • New Horizon cruise report (in MS-Word; Johnson)

August 29 

  • AUV sampling from Pt. Sur (Bellingham)
  • Nighttime bioluminescence sampling from Shana Rae (Haddock)
  • Nighttime AUV bioluminescence sampling from Pt. Sur (Bellingham)
  • New Horizon nightly towfish survey (Chavez)
  • Pt. Lobos nighttime bioluminescence survey (Widder)
  • UW gliders recovered from John Martin; UW group departs

August 30

  • AUV sampling from Pt. Sur (Bellingham)
  • Nighttime bioluminescence sampling from Shana Rae (Haddock)
  • Nighttime AUV bioluminescence sampling from Pt. Sur (Bellingham)
  • New Horizon nightly towfish survey (Chavez)
  • Pt. Lobos nighttime bioluminescence survey (Widder)
 
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