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Science Mission Requirements

Download Scientific Mission Requirements for the ARRV by the University-National Oceanographic Laboratory System (2000-2001) (PDF 120KB)

The original Science Mission Requirement (SMR) statement was prepared by a committee of the UNOLS Fleet Improvement Committee in 1998, and it served as the vehicle for initiation of the present design effort. Read more in the PDF document.

UNOLS Fleet Improvement Committee:

University of Alaska:

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution:

  • Joe Coburn
  • Richard Pittenger
  • Robertson Dinsmore

Advisory Committee:

  • Knut Aagaard, PhD, Polar Science Center, University of Washington
  • Larry Atkinson, PhD, Center for Coastal Physical Oceanography, Old Dominion University
  • John Christensen, PhD, Bigelow Laboratory
  • George Hunt, PhD, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of California
  • Kenneth Johnson, PhD, Monterey Bay Research Institute
  • James Meehan, PhD, NOAA / NMFS
  • Suzanne Strom, PhD, Western Washington University