MBARI moorings continue to provide an
opportunity for time-series data collection and also serve as platforms for
specific scientific investigations. The major milestones for this project in 2002 will
occur on the mooring turnaround dates. The tentative schedule is for M2
in early May and M1 in early October. In addition, the Equatorial Pacific
cruises are also scheduled for May and October and will require Oasis can
pre-deployment testing. Periodic maintenance trips to M1 and M2 will be
scheduled every 3-4 weeks and will utilize the R/V Zephyr when possible.
Division of Marine Operations divisional support
DMO divisional support is a continuing project to detail internal resources
that can be projected for maintenance of MBARI operational systems.