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SEA-GOING EXPERIENCE

EXPERIMENT: July 23rd-August 2nd 2011; 10 days; W1107A, R/V Wecoma
Purpose: Deploy 15 trawel-resistant OBSs for the Cascadia Experiment
Responsibilities: Chief Scientist
Chief Scientist: Tolstoy, Trehu

EXPERIMENT: January 27 - Feburary 5th, 2008; 10 days; Langseth Calibration, R/V Marcus Langseth
Purpose: Calibrate seismic source of R/V Marcus Langseth
Responsibilities: Chief Scientist
Chief Scientist: Tolstoy

EXPERIMENT: August 24-27 2005; 4 days; CATSCAN, R/V Universitatis
Purpose: Recover array of OBSs off shore Southern Italy as part of CATSCAN experiment
Responsibilities: Chief Scientist
Chief Scientist: Tolstoy

EXPERIMENT: October 1-2 2004; 2 days; CATSCAN, R/V Universitatis
Purpose: Deploy array of OBSs off shore Southern Italy as part of CATSCAN experiment
Responsibilities: Chief Scientist
Chief Scientist: Tolstoy

EXPERIMENT: Sept-October 2003; 14 days; XLife - Pacific Leg, R/V Keldysh
Purpose: Deploy array of OBSs, Dive at 9N EPR - exploring, filming and taking samples
Responsibilities: Participating Scientist
Expedition Leader: James Cameron

EXPERIMENT: July-August 2003; 30 days; XLife - Atlantic Leg, R/V Keldysh
Purpose: Dive at Menez Gwen, Lost City and Snake Pit - exploring, filming and taking samples
Responsibilities: Participating Scientist
Expedition Leader: James Cameron

EXPERIMENT: March 24 - May 10 2000; 48 days; AHA, R/V Melville
Purpose: Seabeam, DSL-120, Argo, dredging, rock core - detailed surveying of potential AHA eruption sites, 9N EPR, and Galapagos Islands.
Responsibilities: Co-Chief Scientist
Chief Scientists: Fornari, Perfit, Tolstoy

EXPERIMENT: February 23 - March 20 2000; 27 days; MAR-AUH, R/V Knorr
Purpose: Recover and re-deploy 6 autonomous hydrophone moorings to monitor Mid-Atlantic Ridge from 15-35N. Seabeam survey of ridge axis.
Responsibilities: Co-Chief Scientist.
Chief Scientists: Smith, Tolstoy

EXPERIMENT: April 17 - May 3 1999; 16 days; Axial Volcano, R/V Maurice Ewing
Purpose: Active source tomography on Axial Volcano using airguns and OBSs.
Responsibilities: Chief Scientist
Chief Scientists: Tolstoy, Menke, Webb

EXPERIMENT: January 30 - February 24 1999; 26 days; MAR-AUH, R/V Maurice Ewing  
Purpose:  Deploy 6 autonomous hydrophone moorings to monitor Mid-Atlantic Ridge from 15-35N
Responsibilities: Co-chief scientist
Chief Scientists: Smith, Tolstoy, Fox

EXPERIMENT: June 11, July 30 1997; 2 days; LEAP FROG I & II, R/V John Martin
Purpose: Deploy and Recover OBH as part of MOISE experiment.
Responsibilities: In charge of deployment and recovery of L-Cheapo OBH.
Chief Scientists: McClain, Tolstoy

EXPERIMENT: May-June 1996; 42 days; MELT-II, R/V Thompson
Purpose: Recover OBSs and deployment EM instruments for MELT experiment
Responsibilities: Precruise organization, In charge of recovery of Orcutt OBSs. Preliminary data processing.
Chief Scientists: Chave, Dorman

EXPERIMENT: November-December 1994; 19 days; WEST08, R/V Melville
Purpose: Seismic Refraction investigation of AAD and SEIR.
Responsibilities: Precruise organization, Design and coordination of seismic experiment. Instrument preparation, deployments and recoveries.
Chief Scientist: Orcutt

EXPERIMENT: September 1994; 5 days; Tilt/Seismic Recovery cruise;  R/V Wecoma
Purpose:Recovery of long-baseline tiltmeters, tilt-OBSs, and magnetometers
Responsibilities: Co-chief scientist, instrument recoveries.
Chief Scientists: Constable, Tolstoy

EXPERIMENT: June 1994; 6 days; Tilt/Seismic Deployment Cruise; R/V Wecoma
Purpose: Deployment for tiltmeter, tilt-OBS and magnetometer experiment on the Juan De Fuca
Responsibilities: Co-chief scientist, OBS electronics checkout, preparation, deployment
Chief Scientists: Constable, Tolstoy

EXPERIMENT: April-May 1994; 42 days; CLASSIC EW9405; R/V Maurice Ewing
Purpose: OBS tomography experiment; Clipperton Fracture Zone.
Responsibilities: OBS electronics checkout, preparation, deployment and recovery
Chief Scientists: McClain, Orcutt, Harding

EXPERIMENT: November 1992 - February 1994; total of 8 days; HURL Legs I-IV; R/V Sproul
Purpose: Long term OBS deployment to test instrument teleseismic capabilities and compare OBS tiltmeters with long baseline tilt meters (off San Diego).
Responsibilities: Co-chief scientist, site choice, OBS electronics checkout, preparation, deployment and recovery
Chief Scientists: Constable, Tolstoy

EXPERIMENT: May 1992; 12 days; EW9204; R/V Maurice Ewing
Purpose: OBS Refraction Experiment across the Marquesas Islands.
Responsibilities: OBS electronics checkout, preparation, deployments, recoveries.
Chief Scientists: McNutt, Detrick

EXPERIMENT: April 1991;  35 days;  TERA;  R/V Washington & R/V Ewing
Purpose: Two ship multichannel ESP, CDP, WAP, and OBS tomography experiment. East Pacific Rise 14-17°S.
Responsibilities: OBS electronics checkout, preparation, deployments, recoveries. ESP navigation and airgun watches.
Chief Scientists: Detrick, Orcutt, Harding, Mutter & Vera.

EXPERIMENT: October 1990; 7 days; SAMSON; R/V Endeavor
Purpose: Deployment of part of Seismic noise array off the coast of North Carolina.
Responsibilities: OBS electronics checkout, preparation, deployments, recoveries.
Chief Scientist: Orcutt

EXPERIMENT: March-April 1990; 35 days; PLUME; R/V Thomas Washington
Purpose: Multidisciplinary experiment with OBS refraction lines, gravity, magnetic and SeaBeam surveying in the 30-36° S area of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge.
Responsibilities: OBS electronics checkout, preparation, deployments, recoveries. Calling monitoring shots.
Chief Scientists: Orcutt, Forsyth

EXPERIMENT: August 1989; 7 days; LFASE; R/V Melville
Purpose: OBS array at DSDP site 534A.
Responsibilities: Extensive testing of modified OBSs prior to cruise, On boards check outs and deployments using Deep Tow vehicle.
Chief Scientists: Orcutt, Bibee, Spiess, Farrell

EXPERIMENT: June 1989; 21 days; CD39/89; RRS Charles Darwin
Purpose: Active Source Electromagnetic Experiment,
Responsibilities: Watchstanding.
Chief Scientists: Constable, Sinha, &. Cox

EXPERIMENT: Sept. 1987; 7 days; R/V Sproul
Purpose: OBS bottom shot test cruise
Chief Scientist: Dorman

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