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Great Lakes Fleet Management and Science Support Discussion - Shared screen with speaker view
Tim Johnson
37:50
click the icon in the lower left to share slides - it usually bypasses all the view problems
Deborah Lee, NOAA GLERL
56:49
https://www.flickr.com/photos/noaa_glerl/albums/72177720296585570
Jon Hortness
57:48
Link to USGS report: https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/ofr20211096
Jerry Popiel USCG D9
01:19:07
Link to USCG Guide for Oil in Ice: https://homeport.uscg.mil/Lists/Content/Attachments/43701/USCG%20FOSC%20Guide%20 20Oil%20in%20Ice.pdf
Mark Burrows, IJC-GLRO
01:35:07
The SAB recently released a report about Declining Offshore Productivity in the Great Lakes - it points out ties to ZM/QM confining nutrients to the nearshore... is there any possible connection to processes occurring during the winter?
Mark Burrows, IJC-GLRO
01:36:23
Is there any technology that enables remote communication and navigation of AUVs wirelessly?
Jerry Popiel USCG D9
01:38:16
Yes, sorry I blew through my slides quickly, slide 5 was our R & D Center's AUV project which is using cellular and satellite telemetry to the AUV. There are limitations to it, but the capability is there.
Tim Johnson
01:45:49
Recent review paper led by Ellen Marsden on using telemetry to understand winter ecology in fishes: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11160-021-09634-2
Jerry Popiel USCG D9
01:52:56
I have to drop off line, but I will be back on tomorrow! Thanks everyone!
Michael Twiss
01:53:18
Thanks Jerry
Michael Twiss
01:54:57
How many agency folks would like to support a hovercraft (fleet) for the Great Lakes?
Brandon Bastar
01:55:06
We use to do some January and Feb. fisheries research at the WI DNR but then we replaced our steel hulled boat. Now our vessels are pulled out of the water during the winter months. Great Lakes Water Institute is looking at a new vessel that might have good winter capabilities.
Michael Twiss
01:56:04
GLWI need a hovercraft?
Tim Johnson
01:57:51
I think Michael's talk showed the winter satellite view from a couple of weeks ago -- eastern Lake Ontario fundamentally wide open right now, last year it was completely frozen over -- worked on ice on the Great Lakes is really hard to "plan for"; Steve's slide about the Maumee "open water" gap that opened up
Michael Twiss
01:59:28
Yes, image was from Jan 31, 2022.
Tim Johnson
02:07:48
one more comment on ice - scour. We've lost moored stations in 8m depth off south side of Prince Edward County (eastern L Ontario) due to ice scour - it is the "transition" between what is typically open water with what often freezes
David Burden - International Joint Commission
02:11:16
Is part of the challenge not just platforms/vessels but also year round crew availability to get away from the near shore areas we seem to focus on cause we can access?
Peter Esselman
02:13:14
David, USGS has year-round crews, so could hypothetically do work year round. The actual staffing decisions are above my pay grade, but I don't think crew is a major limitation for our agency.
David Burden - International Joint Commission
02:14:03
Thanks Peter, That is good to know.
Joe
02:20:45
Where is the Sanctuary in Wisconsin?
Richard D Ricketts
02:21:18
https://sanctuaries.noaa.gov/wisconsin/
Joe
02:22:24
Thanks Richard.
Patrick O'Neill-MDNR
02:34:07
I'll figure it out and jump back in
Tim Johnson
02:41:02
Ontario: yes to pandemic (H&S restrictions), no to supply chain or labour shortages
David Burden - International Joint Commission
02:49:22
Sounds like an issue that could be solved with an MOU perhaps.
Joe
02:51:37
There was no shortage of US Flagged ships for relief for Puerto Rico. Anti-Jones Act camps were emphasizing that foreign flags vessels were not allowed to help.
Richard D Ricketts
02:55:02
US Department of State - Marine Scientific Research Diplomatic Authorizations - Allison Reed may be able to help with your clearance issue
Chris Davis (Ontario MNR)
02:59:52
Sorry I have to go but nothing to add to Tim's comments. Procurement of vessels is fairly routine for those in the <30' size and extremely difficult for anything larger. We have developed a life cycle for the very small vessels but I won't be replacing the 2011 vessel (63' Huron Explorere which is really a fishing tug) in my career.
Justin Chaffin
03:04:56
I did not get a link. My calendar has an Eventbrite link
Steve Ruberg
03:07:43
Thanks for you technical help Hannah
Justin Chaffin
03:10:46
Thanks