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 R/V Western Flyer

Purpose: [Rev. 2: Updated participant list and wf accounts.] [Updated Planned Track Description field.] 1. MARS Cable Environmental Impact Studies. We will be inspecting the MARS cable route and sampling MARS impact and control stations using the ROV Doc Ricketts. 2. Mooring deployment. One one evening, we will deploy a benthic mooring at the Clam Field Axis Site.

Chief scientist: Jim Barry

Scheduled start time: 12/16/2014 4:00:00 PM UTC
[12/16/2014 8:00:00 AM Pacific]

Scheduled end time: 12/20/2014 4:00:00 AM UTC
[12/19/2014 8:00:00 PM Pacific]

Equipment: 1. ROV Doc Ricketts 2. Sediment Cores - maximum number available (40+, if possible) 3. Crane and A-frame for mooring deployment (we will not need the winch) 4. Lasers on Doc Ricketts