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December 14, 2012 CIET Minutes

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CIET Conference Calls

 

Agenda

  1. Chief Scientists for 2013
  2. Most recent ship schedules
  3. Request by Bob Ballard on Tele-presence and outreach opportunities (email forthcoming)
  4. TRM Recoveries, AHC, Alvin issues, Lab vans
  5. Foreign clearances

 

Participants:  

Brent, Susan, Bob D, Dean Livelybrooks, Richard, Maya, Anne, Doug, Emilie, Doug 
 

Minutes

Reviewed likely chief scientist assignments and ship schedules for 2013.

Ballard request:  CIET discussed and supported the streaming of the 2013 Atlantis cruise.  A great opportunity for outreach that should be fun.
 
 
Discussed issues on whether or not we can use the A frame, since it is for Alvin.  Options for doing it over the starboard side.  Key thing is that we need a AHC winch.  TRM, bringing it on board, etc.  Do not get damage it sustained last year.    Will they allow us to the use the A frame?   Brainstorming on different ways to fix lines with MDEA. Matt Heintz will come out LDEO.
 
Action Itme:  email Matt in the new year.  What is decided ahead of time.  Ship a heave comp senator with starboard winch.
 
Called a cruise meeting conference call in Feb/March.
Opportunity to sample, Would there be a chance to put in regular labs. Chief scientist to double check on this. Where would sample handling happen.
 
 
All were reminded about applying for foreign clearances.