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"Shinkai 6500"/"Yokosuka" Diving Proposals

InterRidge Office mac at ext.jussieu.fr
Mon Dec 22 07:07:29 EST 1997

Send inquiries to  Hiromi Fujimoto  at  fujimoto at ori.u-tokyo.ac.jp

No. 33 of the 1997 Series of E-mail Announcements from the InterRidge Office
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Call for Applications for Submersible Diving Cruises on Mid-Ocean Ridges
  -- "Shinkai 6500"/"Yokosuka" on the Indian and Mid-Atlantic Ridges --

DEADLINE:  10 AM, December 31, 1997, in Japan
           (1 AM,  December 31, 1997, GMT)

     As was announced in InterRidge Newsletter Vol. 6, No. 2, page 50,
JAMSTEC (Japan Marine Science and Technology Center) will carry out
2 diving cruises in the Mid-Atlantic and 2 cruises in the Indian Ocean.

     Leg 1:  June 19 (San Juan) - July 18 (Lisbon)
                 MAR 15 20'N  Cape Verde Fracture Zone

     Leg 2:  July 22 (Lisbon) - August 25 (Marceille)
                 MAR hydrothermal sites (26 N - 36 N)

     Leg 3:  September 21 (Lisbon) - October 17 (Port Louis)
                 SWIR or CIR near the Rodriguez Triple Junction

     Leg 4:  October 23 (Port Louis) - November 18 (Port Louis)
                 SWIR near the Atlantis II Fracture Zone

     Fifteen dives are planned during each leg. While Leg 1 and Leg 4
will be JAMSTEC-WHOI joint research cruises, Leg 2 and Leg 3 will
be open to InterRidge community. InterRidge Japan Office will collect
diving proposals from the InterRidge community and the proposals will
be reviewed by an annual planning committee of JAMSTEC. Final decision
will be made by March 1998.

     Principal investigators of a research group planning to join the
cruises are requested to submit a short letter of intent in the Form A
shown below. Application for underway geophysics on board the support
vessel "Yokosuka" or for shore-based researches are also welcome in
the same form. Principal investigators and diving scientists have to
fill the Form B also.

     Form A and Form B have to be received by the InterRidge Japan Office
by 10 AM December 31, 1997 (local time in Japan), at the following
address by e-mail, fax, or air mail.

     Hiromi Fujimoto
     InterRidge Japan Office
     Ocean Research Institute
     University of Tokyo
     1-15-1, Minamidai, Nakano-ku,
     Tokyo, 164 Japan
     e-mail  fujimoto at ori.u-tokyo.ac.jp
     fax   +81-3-3377-3293

    Late arrival cannot be received; all the application in Form A have to
be interpreted into Japanese by January 6 for review by the annual
 planning committee.

    If you have any question, please contact Dr. H. Fujimoto at the address
above or Dr. T. Matsumoto of JAMSTEC (matsumotot at jamstec.go.jp).


Form A (Letter of Intent)

1. Title of the proposed research

2. Proposed survey area

3. Objectives and scientific importance of the research

4. Outline of the diving survey

5. Site survey data in the survey area

6. List of diving scientists (each of them needs Form B)


Form B (for PIs and diving scientists)

1. Name (First, middle, and surname)

2. Affiliation (professional position, Institution)

3. Business address (with phone and fax numbers, e-mail address)

4. Speciality

5. (1) Passport number
    (2) Country of citizenship
    (3) Date and place of birth

6. Home address (with phone and fax numbers)

7. Person to be contacted in case of emergency
   (with address, phone and fax numbers)

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