Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute
David A. Clague

Cruise Experience

I have participated on or led the following oceanographic cruises and submersible dive programs:

1970 technician on DSDP Leg 12, Glomar Challenger to the north Atlantic.

1971 graduate student on Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO) cruise on R/V T. Washington, Aries Leg 6 to Hess Rise, Hawaiian-Emperor bend, and Musician Seamounts.

1973 graduate student on SIO cruise on R/V Thomas Washington, Tasaday Leg 3 to the western Hawaiian Ridge.

1974 graduate student on SIO cruise on R/V Thomas Washington, Southtow Leg 12 to the Manihiki Plateau.

1977 Co-chief Scientist on USGS cruise on R/V S.P. Lee Leg 5 to the Emperor Seamounts and Hawaiian Ridge.

1978 Igneous Petrologist on DSDP Leg 55 to Emperor Seamounts.

1980 Co-chief scientist on USGS cruise on R/V S.P. Lee to Taney Seamounts and Juan de Fuca Ridge.

1981 Invited Scientist on University of Washington R/V Thomas Thompson cruise to Juan de Fuca Ridge.

1981 Co-chief scientist on USGS cruise on R/V S.P. Lee to Central California seamounts.

1981 Co-chief scientist on USGS cruise on R/V Kane Keoki to Loihi Seamount and Hualalai's submarine northwest rift zone.

1983 Chief scientist on USGS cruise on R/V Kane Keoki for lava and water sampling along Gorda Ridge.

1984 Chief Scientist on USGS cruise on R/V S.P. Lee to western Hawaiian Ridge, Hess Rise, Aleutian abyssal plain.

1984 Diver on HURL/USGS Makalii submersible program on 1877 Mauna Loa eruption in Kealakakua Bay.

1985 Chief Scientist on USGS/Oregon State cruise on R/V S.P. Lee to Gorda Ridge, President Jackson Seamounts, and Blanco Transform Fault.

1986 Chief Scientist on USGS/NOAA cruise on R/V S.P. Lee to Gorda Ridge in support of DSRV Seacliff dive program on hydrothermal vent sites.

1986 Co-chief scientist and diver on HURL/USGS Pisces submersible program offshore Hualalai and Mauna Loa volcanoes.

1988 Chief Scientist on USGS cruise on R/V Farnella around Hawaii and Maui to sample landslides, coral reefs, and submarine rift zones.

1988 Co-chief Scientist and diver on HURL/USGS Pisces submersible program to Hualalai and Mahukona volcanoes.

1989 Chief Scientist on USGS cruise on R/V Farnella north of Oahu to sample giant lava field.

1990 Co-chief Scientist on University of Washington cruise offshore Hawaii to test rock drill.

1991 Co-chief Scientist on USGS cruise on R/V Farnella along Hawaiian Ridge to collect GLORIA data north of Necker Island.

1991 Chief Scientist and diver on Navy's R/V Laney Chouest/DSRV Seacliff submersible and SeaBeam program on Kilauea submarine rift zone and south flank.

1992 Co-chief Scientist and diver on HURL/USGS Pisces submersible program to reefs offshore Lanai and Kahoolawe.

1993 Co-chief Scientist and diver on HURL/USGS Pisces submersible program to reefs offshore Lanai and Molokai.

1996 Invited scientist and diver on HURL Pisces submersible program to Loihi Seamount to sample hydrothermal vents.

1997 Co-chief scientist and diver on HURL Pisces submersible program to Loihi Seamount to sample hydrothermal vents.

1998 Chief Scientist on MBARI-funded Simrad EM300 mapping surveys around Hawaii on the R/V Ocean Alert

1998 Chief Scientist on MBARI-funded Simrad EM300 mapping surveys on Gorda and Juan de Fuca Ridges on the R/V Ocean Alert

1998 Chief Scientist on MBARI Tiburon ROV dive program to Guide and Gumdrop Seamounts offshore central California on the Western Flyer.

1998 Co-chief scientist and diver on MBARI/UH/HURL Pisces submersible dive program to Loihi Seamount to examine submarine explosive eruptive products.

1998 Chief Scientist and diver on MBARI/HURL Pisces submersible dive program to Kohala Volcano to map and collect lava samples from flat-topped cones

1999 Invited Scientist and diver on JAMSTEC R/V Yokosuka/Shinkai 6500 submersible 9-dive program to the Nu`uanu landslide and North Arch volcanic field, Hawaii.

1999 Participant on MBARI R/V Western Flyer/ROV Tiburon, 2-dive ATOC recovery effort at Pioneer Seamount.

2000 Co-chief scientist on MBARI R/V Western Flyer/ROV Tiburon 7-dive program to Pioneer, Guide, Gumdrop and the Taney Seamounts offshore central California.

2000 Chief Scientist on MBARI/NURP R/V Western Flyer/ROV Tiburon 10-dive program to Davidson Seamount offshore Central California

2000 Chief Scientist on MBARI/NURP R/V Western Flyer/ROV Tiburon 17-dive program to the Gorda Ridge

2001 Chief Scientist on two legs and participant and Cruise Coordinator on third leg of MBARI R/V Western Flyer/ROV Tiburon 36-day, 57 dive program around Hawaii

2001 Invited Scientist and diver on JAMSTEC R/V Kairei/ROV Kaiko 4-dive program to the southwest Oahu lava field and the Waianae landslide

2002 Invited scientist on NOAA/ MBNMS R/V Western Flyer/ROV Tiburon 6-dive program to Davidson Seamount

2002 Chief Scientist on combined MBARI/NURP R/V Western Flyer/ROV Tiburon 10-dive program to Gorda Ridge

2002 Invited scientist on JAMSTEC R/V Yokosuka/Shinkai 6500 submersible 7-dive program to Oahu, Kauai, and the North Arch Volcanic Field

2003 Invited scientist on MBARI R/V Western Flyer/ROV Tiburon 12-dive program to the Gulf of California and East Pacific Rise

2003 Invited scientist and faculty on Stanford at SEA program on SSV Robert C. Seamans around the Hawaiian Islands, collected Chirp seismic data and grab samples from drowned coral reefs

2003 Chief scientist on MBARI R/V Western Flyer/ROV Tiburon 5-dive program to Pioneer and Rodriguez Seamounts

2004 Invited scientist on University of Hawaii R/V Kilo Moana cruise to collect EM1002 and EM120 swath bathymetric data on drowned reefs around Lanai, Molokai, and Maui.

2004 Chief scientist on MBARI R/V Western Flyer/ROV Tiburon 10-dive program to the Patton Escarpment and San Juan, San Marcos, Little Joe, and Northeast Bank seamounts.

2005 Invited scientist on Scripps Institution of Oceanography R/V Melville, bathymetric mapping and sampling of deep rift zones and drowned coral reefs around Hawaii.

2005 Invited scientist on University of Hawaii R/V Kilo Moana cruise to collect EM1002 and EM120 swath bathymetric data on drowned reefs around Niihau, Kaula Bank, and Middle Bank.

2005 Chief scientist on MBARI/NURP R/V Western Flyer/ROV Tiburon 10-dive program to the Juan de Fuca Ridge

2005 Chief scientist on MBARI R/V Western Flyer/ROV Tiburon 9-dive program to the Gorda Ridge

2006 Chief scientist on MBARI R/V Western Flyer/ROV Tiburon dive program to the Vance Seamounts and Axial Volcano

2006 Invited scientist on NeMO expedition on the R/V Thompson with the ROV ROPOS and MBARI Mapping AUV to Axial Volcano

2007 Chief scientist on MBARI/NURP R/V Western Flyer/ROV Tiburon dive program on Pioneer and Davidson Seamounts

2007 Invited scientist on NeMO expedition on the R/V Atlantis with the ROV Jason and MBARI Mapping AUV to Axial Volcano and Cobb Segment of the Juan de Fuca Ridge

2008 Invited scientist on NeMO expedition on the R/V Atlantis with the HOV Alvin and MBARI Mapping AUV to Axial Volcano and the Endeavour Segment of the Juan de Fuca Ridge

2009 Invited scientist on the R/V Thompson with the ROV Jason and MBARI Mapping AUV to the NE Lau Basin active volcanos West Mata and NELSC.

2009 Chief scientist on MBARI R/V Western Flyer/ROV Doc Ricketts 6-dive program to Axial Volcano

2009 Chief scientist on MBARI R/V Western Flyer/ROV Doc Ricketts 8-dive program to the Juan de Fuca and Gorda Ridges and President Jackson and Pioneer Seamounts

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Last updated: Oct. 13, 2009